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Moana Jackson links suicide to colonisation

By Online News - Rereātea
  • Wellington

The global indigenous suicide prevention symposium is in its second day in Wellington.

Researchers from around the world are attending to discuss research on indigenous suicide prevention.

Dr Moana Jackson yesterday shared his research about how suicide in Māori was linked to colonisation.

He told a story about a girl who was forbidden to speak te reo Māori and out of fear the girl took her own life