it's fun to think back to february when canadians got super SUPER mad about FN peacefully occupying their own land, and screeched about canada being a "NATION OF LAWS"

i'm pretty sure it's illegal to sack and burn shit and interfere with ANYONE'S lobster traps, but... *crickets*
to repeat what has already been said: the RCMP are there to protect the violent white racists in case Indigenous people try to defend themselves, their property, or their livelihoods, which have been sustainable for tens of thousands of years.

NATIVE FISHERIES AREN'T THE PROBLEM
natives hunting and fishing have never been the problem. they will never be the problem. the people out there killing live lobsters to "protest" lobster endangerment are the problem, have always been the problem, and will continue to be the problem unless white settlers FIX THIS.
here's the deal: if settlers stop fishing, they have to find another job.

if natives stop fishing, we stop raising our families eating our traditional foods, and that's an article of fucking GENOCIDE.

so go find another way to make money and let natives resume managing the sea.
i don't give a hot gay fuck if your great grandfather had a lobster boat. 100 years of predatory theft from Indigenous peoples doesn't legitimise another 50 years of the same.

go complain to the UN about your alleged basic human right to drive Indigenous people to genocide.
if i seem unsympathetic to a dying canadian industry, it's cos i really am.

you have no right to take more than your share. you never had that right. you took it anyways, and got used to the modest wealth it brought you.

now you've nearly used it up, and you've learned NOTHING.
suddenly you care about your income, and instead of going "oh i guess me and my sons have to go get a real job instead of shovelling the sea empty" you're attacking people who have been harvesting sensibly the whole time, cos you see every lobster as contributing to future profit
well fuck you

your fishery is done, you broke it. it has no future. you sawed the goose right in half and got that last golden egg. you are done.

modest native fisheries will never drive anything to extinction, so yes: we CAN keep harvesting and you can't, cos YOU FUCKED UP.
your fishery isn't a right or a tradition it's a bad habit you need to break.

i say this as someone raised on the wealth of west coast settler commercial salmon harvest until the profits dropped: you are done. retrain. sell your boat. move on.

natives owe you NOTHING.
for people confused over why i speak on both sides here: i am native, but i'm provinces away from my traditional lands.

out in bc, i have no FN harvesting rights. few of these fish species are integral to my culture, and i have no right to them. so i'm licensed, just like you.
i obey the laws for fisheries closures. i obey the laws for size and number, often choosing to be more conservative in what i keep than the law allows.

all of your complaints about FN greed are projections. you are the foulhookingest, wrong-species-shootingest clowns on earth.

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