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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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When Researching, Keep Track of the Following

You need to make note of the following information about every source you use. Not every detail will be applicable in every case:

  • author(s)'s or editor(s)'s full names; or the group/body/organisation responsible

  • title of article or chapter

  • name of the journal, periodical or book

  • edition (if applicable)

  • publisher's name (if applicable)

  • place of publication (for book)

  • year of publication

  • volume number (for journal)

  • issue number (for journal)

  • page numbers

The following details should be noted, when available, to cite an electronic resource such as a web page.

  • name of the author or editor

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