From: Warrior Life
Section two, Racism Kills, responds to headlines about the high costs of racism in terms of Indigenous lives through collected articles and blog posts by Palmater. She covers topics related to Indigenous women and girls, the impact of racism on wellbeing, health and life expectancy, the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in jails, the problems of access to clean drinking water, particular problems of racism in Saskatchewan, the organizing of the Stolen Children camp in response to killings of Indigenous youth, and violence against Indigenous children, the suicide rates of Indigenous peoples in Canada, both racism of institutions and individuals, and continued high child poverty rates.
Pamela Palmater is a Mi’kmaw lawyer, professor and Chair in Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University. She is the author of Indigenous Nationhood and Beyond Blood.