TORONTO— “It may not look like much now, but it will be when they are on display behind tempered glass and educational plaques,” said Fletcher Williams who is an art curator at the Royal Ontario Museum. “We’re thinking a few candid photos of the children hungrily staring into the distance will draw a crowd to our Human Rights exhibit, or lack thereof.”
Canada has been churning out exhibits like these for many years due to the 60% rate of children living in poverty on reserves. In one of the richest countries in the world, the nation ensures that its most impoverished people receive their comeuppance by building museum after fucking museum.
“After visiting a northern reserve in Winnipeg, where the poverty rate is 76%, we asked the children what it is they most want,” said Williams. “This one child named Thomas looked at me and said ‘I would like for them to remember me as they remembered my father, and his father, and his father. In a museum looking out at people who never really cared.'”
Sources confirmed that the Royal Ontario Museum has dedicated a corner to memorialize Thomas in the future.