Archive for the ‘aboriginal’ Category

Aboriginals Snubbed? Not so.

July 18, 2008

It also baffles me just how arrogant the aboriginals of Canada are. This article posted the results of survey that questioned people about the “101 things that define Canada, and 20 that don’t”. The aboriginals didn’t make the list. And now they’re complaining. Colour me shocked.

The main thing that I believe that the aboriginals and there supporters don’t get is that these are the thing that currently define Canada. Please note, that this does NOT include hundreds of years ago events. In fact, I’d say that the French had much more to do with Canada’s development than the aboriginals ever did.

But, lets take a slightly closer look.

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Canada’s Aboriginal Problem

May 30, 2008

This is a little bit of a touchy problem because of politics not because of lack of facts. In fact, the facts point to a truth that the aboriginal community would rather not make it to the public eye. Problem is, that this truth will likely be hidden because the general populace in North America doesn’t have much of a critical eye. I mean, just look at the so called “news media.”

At any rate, this post is because of this article which is light on facts, and heavy on opinion. In fact, it even points people to learn the “facts” from an activist website. Not exactly uncommon in North America and is indicative of the downfall of the education system here.

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