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Comprising just 2% of the population, they make up an estimated 12% of the homeless, 19% of the prison population, 31% of people living in “improvised dwellings”, 41% of child abuse and neglect cases and 50% of inhabitants of dwellings with 10 or more people.
The imprisonment rate for adults is 14 times higher than it is for the non-Indigenous population, while the unemployment rate is nearly three times higher, around 23%, compared to 8% in the general population.
We have concentration camps for refugees. We are racist.
But we have a sense of beauty and also a sense of humour.
I’m sorry for what we have done. I celebrate who we are.
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