My brother Fred B. Hockersmith was a professor at Ship.
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Shippensburg University is located on Susquehannock land, land that originally belonged to the Seneca-Cayuga Nation. We remain committed to working alongside their elders and youth to restore the sovereignty of all Indigenous and First Nation peoples.
What is a Land Acknowledgment Statement?
A Land Acknowledgment is a formal statement that recognizes and respects Indigenous Peoples as traditional occupants of this land and the enduring relationship that exists between Indigenous Peoples and their traditional territories.