How does the Landback Movement Challenge How We Think About Our Relationship to the Land?


The Landback Movement calls for the return of all lands to indigenous communities to repair the harms of the past, like forced removal and genocide, and restore human society's relationship to the land as caretakers, not overlords. Sound impossible? Watch this episode to learn more about how the Landback Movement in the United States and worldwide calls into question the whole notion of "owning" land, and how indigenous land caretaking practices heal the Earth--and can even protect against climate change. Then share what you've learned: How does the Landback Movement challenge how we think about our relationship to the land? 

Make & Share

Students will create an infographic or interactive map showing the Native American tribe(s) that originally inhabited the land in their community or region, and how and why the indigenous people were removed from that land.