Territorial Acknowledgement

Everyone’s Canada acknowledges that its main office is in Edmonton, which is located on Treaty 6 territory, the traditional lands of First Nations and Métis people. 

Edmonton is and has been home to a diverse range of Indigenous nations and peoples, including the Cree, Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway / Saulteaux / Anishinaabe, Tsuutʼina, Inuit, and many others. The Cree name for the land that Edmonton is located on is Amiskwaciy Waskahikan (“Beaver Hills House”). The Blackfoot name for the land and that Edmonton is located on is Omukoyis (“Big House”). The Nakoda Sioux name for the land that Edmonton is located on is Titunga (“Big House”). The Tsuut’ina name for the land that Edmonton is located on is Nasagachoo (“Big House”). The Dene name for the land that Edmonton is located on is Sawyah-thay-koi (“Beaver Hills House”). 

Since time immemorial, Edmonton has been a meeting place for a diverse range of Indigenous peoples, who have enriched this land with their histories, languages, and cultures. Non-Indigenous people have benefitted from the presence of Indigenous nations and people on this land through their generosity, hospitality, and knowledge.