McMaster University recognizes that the University and surrounding Hamilton area, including their nature spaces, are situated on traditional territories shared between the Haudenosaunee confederacy and Anishnaabe nations. These lands are protected by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum belt. The wampum uses the symbolism of a dish to represent the territory, and one spoon to represent that the people are to share the resources of the land and only take what they need.
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Patterson Tract

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Patterson Tract is a 100 acre Crown Land property owned and managed by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. The property is open to the public for recreational day use and has a small multi-use recreational trail. Mountain-biking, horseback riding, and hiking are popular activities here. The property is an old plantation forest.

The property is managed by the Guelph District OMNRF.

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Patterson Tract

1899 Concession 4 West, Troy, ON, Canada

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