Land Acknowledgment

Lavender and Play is located in Nogojiwanong "place at the end of the rapids" on  Treaty 20 Anishinaabeg Michi Saagiig Territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as The Williams Treaties. Our presence here connects us to Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.With that, we have a responsibility to nurture respectful relationships with these communities, their peoples, teachings, ceremonies, language, and traditions.We acknowledge their ancestors who have lived on this land since time immemorial as well as their future generations. They are the original caretakers of this land and carry so much wisdom to learn from.We acknowledge that we are learning, working, and growing on this unceded land and give many thanks for the opportunities this privilege provides us.