Aboriginal people have no control over their destiny. It might …

Comment on Man in a hurry, surrounded by people who were not by David.

Aboriginal people have no control over their destiny. It might be dressed up to look that way.
Aboriginal people didn’t cause the conditions they’re in today. A lot has to do with constant changing government policy.
You keep hearing the word “disadvantaged”, how did that happen? Its more like “marginalisation”, even on their own land that everyone else is turning a profit from, with royalties doled out here and there to make people believe they are the landlords of their country and masters of their future.
There are root causes to the hopelessness Aboriginal people are displaying now.
The Minister for Indigenous Affairs must be on another planet when he says the CDP is doing great things.
It’s just causing more hardship. Tracker was a forward thinker, but perhaps it impinged on other people’s place and power in the scheme of things.

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How much of our relationship with Aborigines is hypocrisy?
Interesting comments Jakub Baranski. Some years ago I was at a world conference in Canada where I met people who had no idea there were Indigenous people in Australia.
You’re correct about the hypocrisy. Some people believe Aboriginal people need to assimilate without those same people with such beliefs learning about or even understanding anything about Aboriginal peoples or culture that thrived for 60,000 years or more in the this country.
It’s always a one way street that people expect Aboriginal people to simply take up something of 200 years or so and just forget about their own of 60,000 years.
After seven years on Aboriginal communities one would expect to learn and understand the wrongs done to Aboriginal people in the past and present, not deny any wrong doing altogether.
Such are the hypocrisies.


More government handouts for alcohol traders
Reward upon reward for the liquor industry – grog rules.
What a stupid government we have. Minister Nicole Mansion, the real Chief Minister.


Ice Age in Alice
On drugs: Too bad we don’t have laws like Singapore has.


Tony Abbott sent packing on his first Aboriginal envoy trip
Well said Alex Nelson. Only space is that between the ears of people who put their ill conceived ideas on paper.


Major Business Group discloses members, draws fire
One would think Centrecorp would have a moral conscience about building a prison since it’s supposedly a benevolent foundation for the benefit of Aboriginal people, not get into the business of locking them up.
Don’t see much evidence of the Centrecorp benevolent funding happening either.


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