According to Helen Eason of activist group GMAC, the stolen generation is not some unfortunate footnote in history, it is continuing in modern Australia.
Charlie Perkins is a name familiar to many, but his acts lesser so. In fact, the man literally spent his life attempting to push us ever closer to equality. A true icon.
According to freely available data, the indigenous youth of this nation are being unfairly targeted by the NSW police.
The instances of suicide in First Nation communities is increasing with every passing year. But while the statistics are appalling, the human cost is far more than the headlines suggest.
The suicide of First Nation youth in this country is at a crisis point. But it is our lack of a meaningful response that should be loudly noted.