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here's the part of it where it gets super-idpol:

"You may think that your friend assuming an Indigenous identity is not harmful so long as they are not accessing monetary resources, land, or jobs meant for Indigenous people. However, this analysis is short-sighted and could also be an excuse you are using to get out of an uncomfortable conversation. If your friend is not accessing these things now, it doesn’t mean they won’t later, especially if their claims to indigeneity go unchallenged and they grow in confidence. Outside of financial benefit, they still gain access to space and power, often resulting in the displacement of Indigenous people. They could take up a seat in a car going to ceremony, they could speak at a demonstration meant to uplift Native voices, or they could gain support for their initiatives based on misplaced solidarity. It is important to widen our gaze when assessing impact."

all im going to say is...the writer is starting to make very intense assumptions about the reader. Maybe there's a particular person that they need to have this conversation with? I don't know. I'm not from Canada, but I don't think anyone "assuming an indigenous identity" is necessary some horrendous threat to "real indigenous people as a whole".

When dealing with people, I think it's important to meet them where they are in each given moment, rather than start hurling a bunch of assumptions at them.

*takes deep breath and fucks off*