Indigenous Affairs

Our Land Acknowldegments

Grande Prairie:
In Grande Prairie, Alberta, IT Partners is privileged to operate on the traditional lands of Treaty 8 territory. This land has long served as a gathering place and home to the Cree, Dene, and Métis peoples, whose profound connections to this territory are steeped in deep cultural traditions, knowledge, and histories that continue to enrich our community today. We recognize their enduring presence and the ancestral and spiritual ties that bind them to this land. IT Partners is committed to honoring these relationships in all our endeavors here, respecting the wisdom of the elders, both past and present, and supporting the aspirations of future generations.
- This acknowledgment aims to emphasize the ongoing cultural contributions of the Indigenous communities and IT Partners' commitment to respecting and learning from their traditions and knowledge.

Calgary:

In Calgary, Alberta, IT Partners is situated on the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy) and the peoples of the Treaty 7 region. This sacred land encompasses the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai, Tsuut’ina, and Îyâxe Nakoda nations, as well as the vibrant Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. We deeply honor and respect the enduring relationship that exists between these nations and their traditional territories. This acknowledgment serves as a reminder of our ongoing responsibility to respect these lands and the histories, languages, and cultures of the First Nations and Métis people. We are committed to pursuing a path of partnership and reconciliation, guided by the wisdom and leadership of the Indigenous communities with whom we share this space.
- This acknowledgment emphasizes the ongoing relationships and responsibilities, and a commitment to active partnership and reconciliation, reflecting a deeper respect for the cultural heritage of the Indigenous communities in the Calgary area.

Kelowna:
Our Kelowna office is situated on the unceded, ancestral lands of the Syilx Okanagan Nation. We recognize and deeply respect the sovereignty and cultural heritage of the Syilx people, who have stewarded this land through generations. Their profound relationship with the land is rooted in an enduring heritage of respect, responsibility, and traditional knowledge that continues to guide their community. At IT Partners, we acknowledge this unbroken connection and express our gratitude for the opportunity to work in this territory. We are committed to learning from and supporting the Syilx Okanagan Nation as we seek ways to understand and honor their rich traditions and perspectives in our daily operations and broader business practices.
- This acknowledgment aims to highlight the enduring stewardship of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, the unceded status of the land, and a commitment to respectful and informed business practices that honor the Syilx people's culture and history.

Vancouver:
In Vancouver, British Columbia, IT Partners is privileged to operate on the unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. We acknowledge and pay our deepest respects to these stewards of the land, who have lived in harmony with this territory for millennia. Their profound connections to these lands are mirrored in their rich histories, languages, and traditions which continue to influence our community profoundly. Our presence here serves as a constant reminder of our responsibilities to these lands and peoples, and our actions are aimed at fostering a relationship built on mutual respect and trust.
- This acknowledgment aims to recognize the historical and ongoing stewardship of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, emphasizing the unceded status of the land and IT Partners' commitment to building respectful and meaningful relationships.

Courtenay:
In Courtenay, British Columbia, IT Partners operates on the traditional territory of the K'ómoks First Nation. We recognize and honor the K'ómoks people, who have long stewarded this land with profound respect and deep-rooted traditions. We are grateful for their past and present guardianship of the natural environment and cultural heritage that enrich this region.
- This acknowledgment enhances the recognition of the deep historical connections these Indigenous communities have with their lands and affirms IT Partners' commitment to engaging respectfully and meaningfully with these communities.

Victoria:
In Victoria, British Columbia, our operations take place on the lands of the Lekwungen peoples, specifically the territories of the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations. We acknowledge their enduring connection to this territory, a sacred relationship that predates recorded history and continues to influence their vibrant communities today. We respect the wisdom and leadership of the Songhees and Esquimalt peoples and are committed to learning from their example and engaging in respectful partnerships that contribute to mutual understanding and shared prosperity.
- This acknowledgment enhances the recognition of the deep historical connections these Indigenous communities have with their lands and affirms IT Partners' commitment to engaging respectfully and meaningfully with these communities.

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