Honoring the history and people of the land our offices occupy is a beginning toward building equitable relationships and reconciliation. PAE respects the history and sovereignty of the Tribal Nations whose people were subject to unfathomable atrocities, forcibly dispossessed of their homelands, and more. We acknowledge these tribes are still here passing on their cultural heritage and want to share our deepest appreciation and respect to the original caretakers of this land. We aspire to continue the responsibility to be stewards of this one Earth taking care of the environment all around us.
We acknowledge that the Portland office is located on Cowlitz, Clackamas, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla lands.
We acknowledge that the Seattle office is located on Duwamish, Suquamish, Snoqualmie, Muckleshoot, Stillaguamish, Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla lands.
We acknowledge that the San Francisco is located on Ohlone and Muwekma lands.
We acknowledge that the Eugene office is located on Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, Cayuse, Umatilla, Wala Walla, Kalapuya, Chelamela, and Winefelly lands.
We acknowledge that the Spokane office is located on Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla lands.
We acknowledge that the Los Angeles office is located on Chumash and Gabrielino/Tongva lands.
PORTLAND “Leading With Tradition: Native American Community in the Portland Metropolitan Area”
Provided by Portland’s Native American Community Advisory Council
SAN FRANCISCO “Ramaytush Ohlone: Land Acknowledgment Statements”
SEATTLE “Duwamish Tribe: How to Make a Land Acknowledgment”