|Shan State of Burma.|
Above declaration (The Federal Mu) was confirmed by the nationwide Shans’ Convention on February 25, 1962. And the unfortunate result was General Ne Win’s Coup on March 2, 1962, just a week later.
And all these new colonies became the equal States of the new federations whether it be the United States of America or the Commonwealth of Australia.
The individual races cannot claim that Native Title on their little enclaves as these races do not exclusively occupy their land since other races and mixed-races have been living there all along together with them.
Like most people in this racial melting pot called Burma, I am a racial mix of Mon, Burmese, and Shan but I consider myself a Burmese. Like Americans or Australians (who have basically abandoned their original races like English or Irish or Scottish, and happily taken new racial identity of American or Australian) why don’t we just call ourselves Burmese (not fucking Myanmar-eeeese) and be done with it?
(Similar to what Thais have been doing successfully for last few centuries now! The Shans in Thailand nowadays do not even remember the Shan rebellions raging there just last century.)