Beyond the Land Acknowledgement: College "Land Back" or Free Tuition for Native Students


This policy and practice brief explores the concept of “land back” in higher education. The author explains why land-based reparations--not just land acknowledgements--are necessary, and presents options for institutions.

Resources & Tools

Cover page of Toward Transformative Reparations
Toward Transformative Reparations
Resource - Policy Brief
Graphic displaying title of policy 'Return Lands to Indigenous Native Populations'
Return Lands to Indigenous Native Populations
Resource - Policy Brief
Published on 10/28/2021

Data & Metrics

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BIPOC Health Equity Library
Published on 09/27/2022
Photo of an Indigenous person holding a drum. Behind them is a scene of a lake and forested mountains.
Indigenous Knowledge Library
Published on 08/04/2022
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