Returning What was Stolen

Christine Sleeter explains her decision to give to the Ute Nation her inheritance that derived from the sale of her family’s homestead. “By starting our family story with white settlers, we usually do not ask whose land the U.S. government took to distribute to white settlers, nor what impact this land transfer has had on disparities in wealth.” She also gives several methods for returning land. Read the complete essay by clicking here.

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