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Agriculture - Research Guide

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Agriculture at UMass Amherst


From Special Collections and Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries

Our Historical and Current Land Grant Mission

The Morrill Act of 1862 established new public institutions in each state through the granting of federal lands on expropriated Indigenous homelands.. 

In a year-long consultative and deeply collaborative process with respected advisors from local Tribal Nations, the UMass Native Advisory Council co-developed this campus Land Acknowledgement.