Indigenous Suffering is the Point: The Expanding Processes of the Aboriginal Industry – FCPP
November 29, 2022
Indigenous politics in Canada involves a long drawn-out expensive processes designed not only to extract taxpayer dollars but also to block oversight and control narratives. Because of this, over the last several decades an expansion of a vast infrastructure of dependence has rendered the nation incapable of dealing honestly and fairly with Indigenous Canadians.
It matters little whether one views the specific rent-seeking processes of the Aboriginal Industry as deliberately contrived and conspiratorial, or as an emergent consequence of the unique relationship between politicians, some activists, and the media. What does matter is that too many of these processes perpetuate themselves without benefit to anyone, especially not to people living on reserves and the many responsible chiefs and bands who realize that their funds come from taxpayers. Some processes were set in motion decades ago, and some have appeared more recently. Encroachment and expansion are their hallmarks, and these processes often achieve their objectives by discarding the truth and weaving narratives designed to provoke expensive calls to action. These calls to action result in the establishment of still more investigations, committees, sinecure offices, symposia, ceremonies, etc.
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