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Doctors: First Nation peoples experience widespread racism, even when seeking health care

First Nations people are experiencing racism while seeking health care, say Victorian researchers. The authors found those who had experienced racism in a health setting were more likely to experience increased psychological distress than those who experienced racism in a different setting or had experienced no racism at all. Almost every Aboriginal Victorian who participated in this survey had experienced at least one racist incident in the previous 12 months.
- Includes a summary of Coroners Report into the Death of Ms DHU, WA, 2016. [node:read-more:link]

Evidence for Indigenous Australian Agriculture

First Nations elders launch a campaign to tackle youth suicide

We end up with ideas on suicide prevention that come from Canberra and bear no semblance to what is needed in the community and on the ground

Rosie Anne Fulton still languishing in prison – Government without moral compass

After all the noise made by politicians last month, many of us assumed that Rosie Anne Fulton would be out of prison and the others in her boat well on the way for more appropriate accommodation ...

Gerry Georgatos The Stringer 5 April 2014 [node:read-more:link]

Racism makes me sick

Any type of stress can impact health, but none may be quite as toxic as the tension and anxiety people experience when they fear that they will be discriminated against, reveals a study in the USA

Jessie Daniels Racism Review 27 January 2014 [node:read-more:link]

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