MNN. Feb. 22, 2013. The Infinite Elder “Red-X” found the Secret Instruction Manual on “Stealing Indigenous Resources”. Here are some of the colonial strategies.
Colonial Dirty Trick #1: Call it “democracy”, 51%, and you will keep control. Organize fancy cocktail parties with open bars, colonial big-wigs like the GG and other heavies, and pretty girls to entertain whoever they need to. Give the band and tribal councils tiaras to try on and a taste of “life in the fast lane”. Get them too drunk to notice they’ve sold out their people.
CDT #2: Outnumber the Indigenous 3 to 1. Keep them away from their home. Red-X said, “Hold them meetings at home in your tipi, longhouse or condemned bungalow with the cracked window panes and asbestos contaminated floors and walls”.
CDT #3: Put out colonial law as if it’s Indigenous.
CDT #4: Collect, horde and keep information. Put out lies, false history and myth making. Create new “Indians” that will go along with the land and resource giveaways that don’t belong to them [CAP].
CDT #5: Put some heavies at the table, with big titles, long resumes to confuse everybody. Give scripts to the band council to read that they don’t understand.
CDT #6: Use hierarchical criteria with the colonists setting up at the front.
CDT #7: Offer a concession to bowl over the Injuns. If they fuss, throw the chair back and leave the table. Take the bribe money with you.
CDT #8: Say, “We ain’t playing with you bad Injuns anymore”. Walk out to keep control.
CDT #9: Use “good cop” “bad cop” strategy to throw those Injuns off balance. [They’re all bad.] Threaten them with illegal injunctions, jail time and law suits. Then sidetrack them with “Cointelpro” charm. Move the meeting place and don’t tell them where.
CDT #10: Break them into 2 groups and meet them separately. When they complain, leave.
CDT #11: Targets are needed. Demand one speaker, not different ones every day. Otherwise, pick up the toys and leave.
CD #12: Stuff colonial side with “know-it-alls” to intimidate them. They’ll keep saying this is their land, they are sovereign and call the colonists trespassers. Walk out!
Red-X advises, “Try not to barf!”
How to counter Dirty Tricks: report daily to community, select new negotiators each day; don’t allow private ‘tete-a-tetes’ for making secret deals; international law requires a neutral 3rd party mediator approved by both parties.
Don’t fall for “interim measure”, “agreement-in-principle”, “interim land withdrawal”, which don’t meet international law standards and don’t make sense.
As Red-X said, “They can never be Ongwehonwe! We must use our natural world strategies against these beasts”.
Red-X wonders who wrote this manual. It reminds him of the Monotones song:Book of Love “Tell me, tell me, tell me, oh, who wrote the book of love? I’ve got to know the answer. Was it someone from above?”
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