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Old 09-19-2009, 03:12 AM   #503
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Default Re: Pineal Gland Awakening: Star Nations Teachings

Duncan Campbell Scott was Deputy Superintendent
General of Indian Affairs between 1913-1932

"Duncan Campbell Scott, Head of Indian Affairs took a romantic interest in Native traditions, he was after all a poet of some repute (member of the Royal Society of Canada), as well as being an accountant, and a bureaucrat . [An unholy trinity if there ever was one!] He was three people rolled into one confusing and perverse soul. The poet romanticized the whole 'noble savage' theme, the bureaucrat lamented our inability to become civilized, the accountant refused to provide funds for the so-called civilization process. In other words, he disdained all ‘living’ Natives but "extolled the freedom of the savages."
(Accounting for Genocide, Dean Neu & Richard Therrien, pg. 89

In 1920 Scott said, "I want to get rid of the Indian problem. Our object is to continue until there is not a single Indian in Canada that has not been absorbed. They are a weird and waning race...ready to break out at any moment in savage dances; in wild and desperate orgies."

"Scott saw himself as Canada's Kipling. Perhaps he shared Kipling's vices, but not his brilliance or his irony; for Scott, natives were indeed lesser breeds without the law. His writing admired in their day now seem so much Edwardian bric-a-brac: florid, ponderous, unabashedly bigoted....Most revealing of all is one short line: 'Altruism is absent from the Indian character'. Only someone deeply ignorant, deeply prejudiced, or both could have written that."
(Ronald White, Stolen Continents, pg. 321).
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