Intelligent quote of the day

2006_clouie.jpg “I am sick and tired of welfare programs coming down from the federal and provincial governments… I just hope that your committee gets the message to the federal government, the provincial governments, that you want to deal with aboriginal poverty by giving First Nations the dignity of jobs–the ability to create our own and make our own money.”

Aboriginal Chief Clarence Louie telling it like it is to a Parliamentary committee that it’s time that Aboriginal Canadians to fight poverty with self-empowerment, not more welfare programs that stifle initiative

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