@beanbandit there is still a lot of racism and inequality for First Nation people. They have a higher population in gaol/jail, they have inadequate housing, access to education, jobs and medicine. Sacred sites are still being destroyed or desecrated. People are working to make things better...but there is a lack of understanding in the wider community. We not taught First Nation history in schools, only history since British colonisation.
Famous and well educated First Nation people, make the most difference in educating the rest of us, but we are still more accepting of people from other nations, than we are of our own people.
I was only vaguely aware of the problems First Nation people faced, until the Black Lives Matter protests...since then I’ve made more of an effort to try and understand the issues they face.
@jaynelearningitalian@Chook15 Thank you! and I'll definelty look into some of those things. I'm surprised that you dont study their history as here we spend a fair bit of time doing so. Unfortunately however it seems that the First peoples in both our countries face many hardships.