Our Indigenous Land Acknowledgment.

We acknowledge that this land we call Johnson County, Iowa is the homeland of many Indigenous people. Remembrance Park exists on land that was taken from the Sovereign Nations of Meskwaki, Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, Ioway, and Kickapoo. Indigenous people are not relics of the past, as The Native Governance Center reminds us. Join us in learning more about our neighbors and celebrate who they are and the contributions they have provided in the face of violence, oppression, and colonialism.

Please consider making a financial contribution to Great Plains Action Society, a crucial Indigenous led organization based in Iowa.

Our friends from Iowa’s Meskwaki Tribe have provided us with a beautiful vision statement that says it all. Read more about the work of keeping the Meskwaki language alive.