Aboriginal Self Government In Canada Essay

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The question that is brought up is not that of sex, but it is that of aboriginals in Canada. The question that is asked is should there be an aboriginal self-government? If the government were to go ahead and give the natives there own government they would be losing money and would most likely have angry taxpayers after their asses for the rest of there sorry political lives. The government would also have to deal with a swarm of Quebecans that would be harassing them because of their decision to give the natives their own government, because of their 1995 appeal to separate from Canada. The Quebecans would believe that if the natives get what they want, they should also get what they want.

That would mean that Quebec would separate from Canada and create their own nation. However, if the government refrained from processing the natives request of obtaining a self-government, the government would be saving a lot of money and would also be treating everyone in Canada as equals and not just giving what they want because they have different color skin or different ethnic origins. Issues brought up on creating an aboriginal self-government are very important in the future of the Canadian government. I feel that if the government created self-government for the natives, the government would be spending too much money. The decision would cause the natives to become way too greedy. And also that there is probably a little racism going on amongst the government.To carry on, giving the natives their own self-government has a worthy advantage.

That advantage being that when the government eventually processes the native's request of self-government, they will once and for all have the natives off their back. At least they'll think that they will. Either way the government will have to put up with the whining of the disrupted natives. There is still a pretty good chance that the natives will leave the government alone for a while.

After the years of complaining and fighting, the natives got what they want. Hopefully they'll be happy with what the government gave them and not fight for any more rights, because they have enough already.As mentioned in the first paragraph, giving the natives their own government would cause the government of Canada to lose a lot of money that can be used for other useful needs, such as spending the money on something more useful, such as education, which there isn't enough spent on. Maybe the government could even think about putting some more money into health care and give the less-fortunate people a chance to receive medical help when needed instead of them not wanting to go a physician because of the amount of money needed to attend one. The Canadian government is always complaining about how they're in debt and can't afford to accomplish certain goals they promised to achieve. Well I don't see them...

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