Marquette University’s land and water acknowledgment is a statement that developed over weeks of reflection and conversation led by Indigenous student leadership with key faculty and staff. The statement recognizes the long history of Native people and nations that lived on and stewarded the land and water where the university now resides. It also celebrates the unbroken connection Native people and nations still have to this land and waterways, their traditional territories.
Administrative law is created by government agencies charged with the authority to create rules and regulations. Federal administrative law includes not only regulations but also decisions made by federal agency/department boards, bureaus and commissions. Federal administrative agencies/departments with responsibility for Native American nations are listed below. Administrative agency decisions related to Native Americans are also listed below. The lists are meant to serve as examples and are not a complete listing of all federal agencies or federal agency decisions.