There lies the crux isn’t it?
“Legal Indians are Live Indians, because only Live Indians can be Legal Indians, but not all Live Indians are Legal Indians. Is that clear?”
“I can spend somebody else’s money on somebody else; I’m not concerned about how much it is, and I’m not concerned about what I get…”
“However we have progressed beyond the point of needing to be seen in favorable or passive light by the “Canadian constituents” or our own people who work within the confines of the colonial “government” system. Any and all actions undertaken to rectify our social issues and autonomy in terms of governing ourselves not to mention stopping: mining, fish farms, logging, pipes, fracking, should be undertaken with indigenous leadership at the forefront, and without reservations or qualms about losing a popularity contest or support.”-Ancestral Pride.
“…That tribes couldn’t be willy-nilly be moved off, and the President at the time, Andrew Jackson, is supposed to have said, “John Marshall”-who was head of the Supreme Court- “John Marshall has made his decision now let him enforce it.”