Sogorea Te' Land Trust is an urban Indigenous women-led land trust that facilitates the return of Indigenous land to Indigenous people.
We are revitalizing the rich cultural and spiritual traditions of our ancestors through our projects and everyday practices.
Rematriate: to restore a people to their rightful place in sacred relationship with their ancestral land
Ohlone people are still here and fighting for their ancestral land.
The Shuumi Land Tax is a voluntary annual contribution that non-Indigenous people make to support the vital work of the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust.
THE EAST BAY IS TRADITIONAL LISJAN OHLONE LAND.
Sogorea Te’ Land Trust cultivates rematriation.
Sogorea Te’ calls on us all to heal and transform the legacies of colonization, genocide, and patriarchy and to do the work our ancestors and future generations are calling us to do.
Shuumi Means Gift in Chochenyo.
The Shuumi Land Tax is an invitation to support the vital work of the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, a small step towards acknowledging the history of genocide on this land and contributing to its healing. GIVE SHUUMI
Our work is made possible by the strength and leadership of Indigenous women and culture keepers, and we are also supported by many allies and accomplices of all different backgrounds engaging with the vision of Rematriation.
We are really just beginning to learn how to navigate what it means to acknowledge the history of the land we are on, and build meaningful relationships. As we move towards transforming our relationships to the land we are on, here are some tips for how to engage with our work!
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