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Canada 2020: Indigenous people checking their privilege while having to boil their water in order to drink it.
Canada 2020: Indigenous people checking their privilege while being only 4.5% of the population while being 26.4% of federal prison population.
Canada 2020: Indigenous people checking their privilege while having our children be 52% of all children in foster care.
Canada 2020: Indigenous people checking their privilege while our women and girls are at least 6x more likely to be murdered than non-Indigenous women and girls.
Canada 2020: Indigenous people checking their privilege while 47% of our children live in poverty, which is 2.5x the national rate
Canada 2020 :Indigenous people checking their privilege while the federal government ignores Human Rights Tribunal orders to treat our children equitably.
Canada 2020 :Indigenous people checking their privilege while we are at least 3x more likely to commit suicide than non-Indigenous people.
Canada 2020 :Indigenous people checking their privilege while having a life expectancy 15 years shorter than non-Indigenous people.
Canada 2020 :Indigenous people checking their privilege while having an infant mortality rate 3x that of non-Indigenous people.
Canada 2020: Indigenous people checking their privilege while having diseases such as diabetes at 4x the rate of non-Indigenous people.
Canada 2020: Indigenous people checking their privilege while reserves (a creation of the state) have $30 billion infrastructure deficit.
I'm going to stop now, but not because I couldn't go on, but because I'm going to make my kids dinner, which is a privilege.

I am so furious right now.

Our communities have given everything to this country, and this is what we get in return.

Shame.

#WetsuwetenStong
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