Murray Sinclair warns of violent rebellion if Indigenous rights continue to be oppressed – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201968 Views

May 2, 2019

In a wide-ranging interview spanning the decades of his life from lawyer to judge and now senator, Murray Sinclair issued a frank warning to Canada.

There will likely be a violent rebellion if society continues mistreating Indigenous people.

“There’s a social philosopher by the name of Frantz Fanon who wrote in 1948 that when you have a colonized people, who have been oppressed by one society, first of all, they tend to submit to the colonization, oppression, but then when they start to recognize what they’re experiencing they will resist but when that resistance is quashed then they will start to take out their frustrations upon themselves so the high rates of personal abuse grow,” Sinclair told Nation to Nation.

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