December 22, 2009
Since the announcement that Vancouver would have the honour of hosting the 2010 Olympic Games, Native protestors have been threatening to interfere for a variety of ridiculous reasons, but yesterday the Olympic Caravan succeeded in giving the people of Six Nations the chance to see the Olympic flame by thinking on their feet to avoid a blockade by selfish protestors who wanted to deny everyone the chance to see this spectacle.
The most common excuse for them to try to shut down this international event has been the assertion that Vancouver is “stolen native land”. As those who have been paying attention have learned, anywhere that they decide to break the law suddenly becomes “stolen native land” at which point the police and government step aside so that the extremists can get away with criminal and or terrorist behaviour depending on their mood.
It’s like having a password to join a secret club really but that is not the point of this story.