Know Whose Ancestral Land You're Living On
As a hybrid-work team with employees working on the Stanford campus and across the nation, Stanford Digital Education acknowledges that we work from the ancestral lands of many Indigenous Peoples. In its orientation program, Stanford's Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access in a Learning Environment Initiative (IDEAL) presents online resources that allow us to learn about the tribes that preceded each of us on the land where we now live. We support others who take this small first step in the effort to show their respect to and become better educated about the First Nations.
Consistent with our values of community and diversity, we have a responsibility to honor and make visible Stanford's relationship to Native peoples, as well as to understand our own relationships. The University campus sits on the ancestral lands of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe. This land was, and continues to be, of great importance to the Ohlone people. You can learn more about the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe here: Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay Area.