Missions and Institutions

Nothing will be done about the suicides crisis states expert

From 2001 to 2010, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirmed 996 suicides of First Nations people. That is 1 in every 24 of First Nations deaths by suicide. But my research argues that if we include estimates for unreported suicides and other unnatural deaths that should be identified as suicides, that the tragic tally is closer to 2000 suicides for the ten year period.

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Suicide amongst young Indigenous people is becoming an epidemic worldwide

Many Indigenous people around the globe are very sad, insecure, unstable, scared, hungry and miserable. Invader imposed suppression and exclusion from natural culture and opportunity results in shame, humiliated and hopelessness.

Young Indigenous people have lost their hope for a better life. They are exploited and often enslaved by alcohol and drugs. These conditions of despair and misery cause the epidemic of violence and suicide. Read more about Suicide amongst young Indigenous people is becoming an epidemic worldwide

How many more suicides will it take?

Report on Deaths in Custody - people dying at high rates
Oz prison population has more than doubled in the last 20 yrs from 15,000 to 31,000. Between 2000 to 2008 prison deaths of 'natural causes' rose to 24.6% per year
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Families who need help get their children plunged into out-of-culture foster care

Interview with Frank Hytten on a better future for Indigenous children

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