By Sarah Smellie THE CANADIAN PRESS Recent deaths of several First Nations people in Atlantic Canadian jails have prompted calls for Indigenous-led inquiries and systemic change in the justice system. Groups focused on women and justice in Nova Scotia are calling for Mi’kmaq-led inquiries into the deaths this year of two First Nations people, 36-year-old Sarah Rose Denny and 27-year-old Peter Paul, in the provincial justice system. In New Brunswick, the Wolastoqey Nation is calling for an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism in the justice system after the conclusion Thursday of an inquest into the death of 28-year-old Skyler Sappier. “We know that Indigenous people, particularly Indigenous women, are the fastest-growing prison population in Canada. We know that’s because we have failed Indigenous people so badly for so long,” said
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