Land Acknowledgement

 

- RMW Land Acknowledgement -

We live on stolen land.

 

Arizona

Original inhabitants included the Akimel O'odham (Pima), Apache, Cocopah, Halchidhoma, Hopi, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Southern Paiute, Tohono O'odham (Papago), Yaqui, Yuma, and Zuni Indians as well as the Havasupai, Yavapai, and Hualapai, and Jocome and Jano tribes.

Federally-recognized Native tribes in Arizona today include the Ak-Chin (Pima and Papago), Gila River (Pima and Maricopa), and Salt River Pima-Maricopa communities; Cocopah, Colorado River (Chemehuevi, Hopi, Mohave, and Navajo), Fort Mojave, Fort Yuma-Quechan, Havasupai, Hopi, Hualapai, Kaibab-Paiute, Pascua Yaqui, San Carlos Apache, San Juan Southern Paiute, Tonto Apache, White Mountain Apache, and Yavapai-Prescott tribes; and Fort McDowell Yavapai, Navajo, Tohono O'odham, and Yavapai-Apache nations; and Pueblo of Zuni.

 

Colorado

Original inhabitants included the Apache, Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Ute nations as well as the Pueblo and Shoshone tribes, with occassional territory extension from the Comanche, Kiowa, and Navajo tribes.

Federally-recognized Native tribes in Colorado today include the Southern Ute (Mouache and Capote Ute Tribes) and Ute Mountain.

 

Idaho

Original inhabitants included the Bannock, Blackfeet, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Nez Perce, Paiute, Palouse, Kalispel and Spokane Salish, and Shoshoni tribes.

Federally-recognized Native tribes in Idaho today include the Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Nez Perce, and Shoshone-Bannock.

 

Montana

Original inhabitants included the Assiniboine, Blackfeet, Cheyenne, Crow, Gros Ventre, Kootenai, Salish, Sioux, and Shoshoni Indians, with later inhabitants including the Chippewa and Cree tribes.

Federally-recognized Native tribes in Montana today include the Blackfeet Nation; Crow Tribal Council; Chippewa Cree, Confederated Salish & Kootenai, and Northern Cheyenne tribes; and Fort Belknap (Assiniboine and Gros Ventre) and Fort Peck (Assiniboine and Sioux) communities. The Little Shell Chippewa Tribe is state-recognized.

 

Nevada

Original inhabitants included the Northern Paiute, Southern Paiute, Ute, Walapai, Washoe, and Western Shoshone tribes.

Federally-recognized Native tribes in Nevada today include the Ely, Reno-Sparks, and Winnemucca Indian colonies; Confederated Tribes of the Goshute; Duckwater Shoshone, Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone, Lovelock Paiute, Paiute-Shoshone, Pyramid Lake Paiute, Summit Lake Pauite, Walker River Pauite, Washoe, Yerington Paiute, and Yomba Shoshone tribes; Las Vegas Tribute of Paiute Indians; Moapa Band of Paiute Indians, and Te-Moak Bands of Western Shoshone Indians.

 

New Mexico

Original inhabitants included the Apache, Comanche, Pueblo, Navajo, Ute, and Zuni Indians as well as the Jocome and Jano tribes.

Federally-recognized Native tribes in New Mexico today include the Jicarilla Apache, Mescalero Apache, Navajo, Ute Mountain, and Zuni tribes as well as the Pueblo of Acoma, Cochiti, Jemez, Isleta, Laguna, Nambe, Picuris, Pojoaque, San Felipe, San Juan, San Iidefonso, Sandia, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, Santo Domingo, Taos, Tesuque, and Zia.

 

Utah

Original inhabitants included the Bannock, Goshute, Navajo, Paiute, Shoshone, and Ute tribes.

Federally-recognized Native tribes in Utah today include the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute; Navajo and Northwestern Band of the Shoshoni nations; Uintah and Ouray, and Paiute Indian tribes; and Skull Valley Indian Community (Goshute).

 

Wyoming

Original inhabitants included the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Crow, Shoshoni, and Ute tribes.

Federally-recognized Native tribes in Wyoming today include the Shoshone and Arapaho.