Sogorea Te' Land Trust is an urban Indigenous women-led land trust that facilitates the return of Indigenous land to Indigenous people.
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
An essential part of our work is revitalizing the rich cultural and spiritual traditions of our ancestors through our projects and everyday practices.
Our Himmetka program develops community resiliency centers to prepare for natural and human-made emergencies and mitigate the impacts of climate change.
Sogorea Te’ staff present to thousands of people annually at schools, conferences, community events and online forums.
CARING FOR THE LAND
“Every time I plant a seed, I say a prayer. We have a great responsibility to these seeds and how we plant them.”