Convince a person that he or she is not responsible for their own life, that they are victims, and you make them your puppets. Too many Aboriginal people are being kept as puppets because those pulling the strings persist in feeding them this seductively delicious message: “Someone else is responsible for fixing your problems.” This message serves to shape individuals’ attitudes and blight entire communities. It is my wish to expose these ploys, which I have listed in shorthand form below:
Indigenous Victimhood’s Articles of Faith
- They are victims of the government.
- They are victims of the past.
- Racism is everywhere.
- A white person not agreeing with them is