Penny Bryden talks about land acknowledgments

UVic historian Penny Bryden was interviewed in The Globe and Mail about land acknowledgements. Professor Bryden, who is president of the Canadian Historical Association, said she heard a few such acknowledgments at Congress this month, some of which became quite emotional. “People offered something that was considerably more personal, about how they situated themselves within this particular territory … Not just reading a statement, but actually thinking about where you, as a scholar, position yourself within Indigenous land,” Bryden said. Read the full article online.