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The purpose of the land acknowledgement is to respectfully and meaningfully recognize all Indigenous Peoples and their close connection to the land and water of ancestral inhabitation.

The Niagara Peninsula watershed is situated within the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Attiwonderonk (Neutral), and the Anishinaabeg, including the Mississaugas of the Credit—many of whom continue to live and work here today. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties (No. 3, 4, and 381) and is within the land protected by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum agreement. Today, the watershed is home to many First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit peoples. 

Through the NPCA 10-year Strategic Plan, we re-confirm our commitment to shared stewardship of natural resources and deep appreciation of Indigenous culture and history in the watershed. 

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Ensuring the future viability of the Niagara Peninsula watershed is a shared responsibility.

Plant a pollinator garden, use less salt in the winter, or install a stream gage in your backyard. You can help in ways that are big and small. We all owe it to this generation, and all future generations to do our part.

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