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31 Things Indigenous People Are Tired Of Hearing

Via the #DontSayIt hashtag on Twitter.

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"Not being racist or anything but ..." #dontsayit

— myeyeisitchy (@karosauce)
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Do you pay rent or did you get that house for free? #dontsayit

— BashBill (@Bill Bashford)
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@IndigenousX #dontsayit what year did the last aboriginal tasmanian die?

— PeteLawler (@Viscount Pete Lawler)
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I am not racist, I went to school with a Darkie #dontsayit

— BashBill (@Bill Bashford)
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#dontsayit 'are you like, a proper, real life Aborigine. Cos I've never met one before"

— MsSmack21 (@CMC)
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Get over it. #dontsayit

— NativeApprops (@Dr. Adrienne K.)
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You sure your Aboriginal? You don't have a flat nose #dontsayit

— BashBill (@Bill Bashford)
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I think my mum or dad has Aboriginal In them #dontsayit

— BashBill (@Bill Bashford)
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#dontsayit but you speak really well for an aboriginal person

— IndigenousX (@Charles Prouse)
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#dontsayit don't worry you can't tell

— IndigenousX (@Charles Prouse)
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"So do you have ppl in your family that are like, BLACKER than you?" #dontsayit

— Ebswearspink (@Ebs)
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So, you get money from the government, right? #dontsayit

— liebekatie (@Katie McLoud)
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@mediaINDIGENA @nareenyoung #dontsayit ' 'you get your intelligence from your white side, right ?!'

— arabella_ya (@Dame Bella Douglas)
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#dontsayit can you show me the outback?

— IndigenousX (@Charles Prouse)
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#dontsayit 'go to uni the Aboriginal way cos you'll never make it the white way'

— MsSmack21 (@CMC)
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#dontsayit you don't sound Aboriginal

— aleeb88 (@Lee Bevan)
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*gibberish* isn't that how you say hello in your language? #DontSayIt

— 2SpiritSexPunk (@C V K)
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#dontsayit 'you're really pretty for an Aboriginal"

— MsSmack21 (@CMC)
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Stop obsessing over the past. #dontsayit

— NishMorris (@Nish Morris)
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But we don't think of you as Aboriginal, you're normal. #dontsayit #truestory

— nareenyoung (@Nareen Young)
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"If you hate Europeans and colonization so much why do you speak their languages?" #Dontsayit

— staylikethis4vr (@Mandee)
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"My friend who was part-Aboriginal told me once…" #dontsayit

— Ebswearspink (@Ebs)
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"You get all the benefits" #dontsayit

— TheTwoChairs (@The Two Chairs)
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#dontsayit but I'm indigenous I was born here

— jamesizdeadly (@james ward)
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"It's not like I killed your ancestors, I don't even get why you're all still mad." #Dontsayit

— staylikethis4vr (@Mandee)
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"It's people like THAT [a drunk person] that give you people a bad wrap!" #dontsayit

— gardipypj (@P. Jenny Gardipy)
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"I know you're Aboriginal but you're not like those other ones" #dontsayit

— Ebswearspink (@Ebs)

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