Seeyu Studios respectfully acknowledges that our work takes place on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the scəw̓aθən (Tsawwassen), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Semiahmoo, Kwantlen, Katzie, Kwikwetlem (kʷikʷəƛəm), Qayqayt First Nations, and other Coast Salish Peoples. We thank these First Nations for having cared for these lands and waters since time out of mind, and we extend our appreciation for the opportunity to live, work, learn, create, and share spaces as well as stories during our time here.
This territory acknowledgment is also a reminder of the past discriminatory practices that have had a lasting legacy and continue to create barriers for Indigenous peoples and other marginalized groups in Canada today. We wish to educate ourselves and others to support Coast Salish protocol (a term Indigenous peoples have adapted to use in external reference to the understanding of their expectations and desires) to guide our actions in helping disrupt and dismantle the effects of colonialism beyond this acknowledgement.
Here's what that compels us to do in our efforts to prioritize Coast Salish protocol:
We invite you to join us in learning more about why we acknowledge the land we stand on, and the importance of reconciliation rhetoric by visiting the following resources: