There is NO white solution to aboriginal problems.
The only thing whites come up with is "we need to provide them education and employment to underpin dignity and respect".
THE DON'T WANT EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT. THEY DON'T WANT TO BE WHITE.
How hard is it for the political class to get this into their empty skulls.
If I were indigenous, I would not want to be white either. What if some idiot suggested that the only way we will have equality with aboriginals is of whites lived like aboriginals. That is simply the converse of their current misguided programs.
I'd even go so far as to propose that aboriginals don't want to live on white welfare either. That is demeaning in itself.
Aboriginals must be given control of their own destiny. In their own sovereign nation. But that won't happen. Imagine setting aside a segment of your country and saying to aboriginals, "Here...it's all yours. Go nuts". The only way they would move to their own independent land would be by forced migration. That would go down well in the global community.
Aboriginals are people that time forgot, and were overtaken by the relentless progress of human civilisation. It will take many generations to integrate them into the modern age.
I have been around the chuggies all my life. I have worked on their reserves, and I have worked with them.
They do not know exactly what they want. Their leadership says sovereignty, but with Canadian taxpayers still paying their salaries. Big green NGO's say they do not want resource development, but oil and gas is the biggest employer of Aboriginals in Canada. And many reserves are well invested in resource development. Depending on what the individual band has at their disposal, what they want varies. Absolute sovereignty works for resource rich bands. More handouts from Ottawa for not so lucky remote bands. Ones closer to urban areas with golf courses and casinos are happy with the status quo. Indians living off of reserves are a different kettle of fish entirely.