"The Morrill Act worked by turning land expropriated from tribal nations into seed money for higher education...Our data shows how the Morrill Act turned Indigenous land into college endowments...according to the Morrill Act, all money made from land sales must "
"be used in perpetuity, meaning those funds still remain on university ledgers to this day. And secondly, at least 12 states are still in possession of unsold Morrill acres as well as associated mineral rights, which continue to produce revenue for their designated institutions."
Basically if you've attended/worked at a land grant university - even now - and fyi this includes MIT, the money to do that came from removing indigenous people from their land
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