Death in Custody of Indigenous Man Reveals Missed Opportunities in Darwin Prison’s Health Facilities

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA – An ongoing inquest has brought to light a series of oversights and “missed opportunities” in the health facilities of Darwin’s maximum security Holtze prison following the death of a 37-year-old Indigenous man in 2022. Mr. Dooley, a Maiyali man from the small Northern Territory community of Eva Valley, died in palliative care at Royal Darwin Hospital after suffering a heart attack while serving a prison sentence for assaulting his former partner. The …

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Highway Signs in We’koqma’q First Nation Honor Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

WE’KOQMA’Q FIRST NATION, Cape Breton – In a powerful move to raise awareness of the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, new highway signs have been installed in We’koqma’q First Nation along Highway 105. The placards feature the face of 16-year-old Aleah Young of Eskasoni First Nation, serving as a reminder of the women and girls who never made it home. The signs were co-created by Barry Bernard, who emphasized the importance …

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