“So we decided to paint their boots and use the Indigenous round as a platform to create more awareness about youth suicide,” Watson said. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Lachlan Fitzgibbon’s boots, painted by 13-year-old Damon Russell-Tuhura. Photograph: Jodie Watson/Cultural Choice Association“It was a big job,” Jodie Watson added. They wrote to the Morrison government pleading for action in March, after four young Aboriginal people died in a single week in Queensland. “When there’s a young suicide, fingers are pointed at the families, and that’s not the way to go forward.
Source: The Guardian May 22, 2019 18:00 UTC