Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism - completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues.
[Slick Double Talk Fails Aboriginal People ]
Let’s not attempt to apply lipstick to a pig. Talk, talk, talk amounts to excuses, excuses excuses when it comes to Aboriginal issues.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission tabled its findings, sealed them into secret files and a few financial scraps were handed out. Business went on as usual and life became progressively harder for Aboriginals in Canada.
Next on the Lieberal agenda will be the performance a perfunctory attempt to understand how it is that so many Aboriginal missing are murdered and missing.
Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has created a database of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls. According to their numbers, there were over 582 missing women as of March 31, 2010. That number has continued to grow each year and is more than likely over 1,000 now.
One of the bright lights in our…
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