In a recent article published in High Country News, journalist Summer Wilkie wrote a piece on land acknowledgements. The article opens with, “Let’s begin by acknowledging the land. If you want to sincerely acknowledge the land, go to it. Put your hands in it. Put your feet in it. The soil is alive. The microscopic communities in it remember everyone who lived here; they shaped one another. Go to the forest, or to a prairie or a creek. We’re lucky to have little green places and public spaces. This is where you acknowledge the land — away from walls and doors and concrete and lawns.” Read more.