Brown publicly acknowledges university sits on Narragansett tribe’s ancestral land

BROWN UNIVERSITY President Christina H. Paxson announced in a letter Tuesday that the university formally acknowledges its campus in Providence sits on land previously occupied by the Narragansett Indian Tribe. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
PROVIDENCE – Brown University Tuesday formally acknowledged its campus sits on land previously occupied by the Narragansett Indian Tribe, following a year-long study that involved the tribe. In a letter to the college community, Brown University President Christina H. Paxson announced the land acknowledgement, which is supported by the Narragansett Indian Tribe. It is part…

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