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Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux youth to join White House meet (11/21)
Last year a star freshman point guard inspired a reservation with a message of hope designed to prevent suicide.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Rep. Don Young easily wins re-election despite recent misstep (11/05)
The incumbent Republican will serve a 22nd term as Alaska's sole representative in the U.S. House.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Rep. Don Young to speak to Alaska Natives amid controversy (10/24)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) has urged the Congressman to apologize for remarks he made about suicide.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Don Young blames government 'largesse' for suicide rate (10/23)
Alaska's lone congressional representative expands on controversial comments in a state with the highest suicide rate.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Rep. Don Young criticized for comments to high school students (10/22)
Witnesses say he went too far with remarks about domestic violence, youth suicide and same-sex marriage.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: From slow suicide to slow healing (10/21)
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross continue their conversation about suicide in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: Defending our kids from suicide (10/08)
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross continue their conversation about suicide in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: Transforming the spirit of suicide (09/29)
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross continue their conversation about suicide in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: A conversation about suicide (09/19)
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross want Indian Country to talk about suicide.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Support Quechan skate park and self-determination (09/11)
Gyasi Ross urges support and donations for the Quechan Memorial Skatepark after tribal members turned down 'hush money' from the owner of the Washington NFL team.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native mother plans to file suit over son's death in Alberta jail (07/16)
Edward Snowshoe, 24, had been kept in solitary confinement for 162 consecutive days.

Filed Under: Health | World
Study shows high rate of suicide among Guarani Tribe in Brazil (06/05)
The majority of people who take their lives were between the ages of 15 and 30.

Filed Under: Health
Crushplate: 10 disturbing facts about Indian Country health (04/23)
The Crushplate blog uncovers 10 disturbing facts regarding the health of Native Americans.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Highlights from Day 1 of NCAI winter session in Washington, DC (03/12)
The National Congress of American Indians opened its winter session on Tuesday.

Filed Under: Health | National
Gila River Indian Community saw eight youth suicides in a year (03/10)
The Gila River Indian Community of Arizona saw eight youth suicides over the course of the year, a situation that's all too common throughout Indian Country.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Column: Oglala Sioux teen reaches out to vulnerable youth (02/04)
Janay Jumping Eagle, a young member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is offering hope on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Native youth suicide program in New Mexico awaits funds (01/21)
Lawmakers in New Mexico are trying to secure funding for Native youth suicide programs.

Filed Under: National | Technology
Native Sun News: Suicides in military continue to escalate (01/20)
More active duty personnel in the U.S. military died by their own hand than in combat in 2012.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Ramping up efforts to prevent suicide (01/17)
Suicide rates in Indian Country have historically been higher than any other community in the United States.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Let's stop suicide in our communities (01/14)
With the onset of a new Gregorian calendar that serves for us Lakota as the halfway mark in our year and a reminder that Sundance is quickly approaching, it is time for all of us in the Native 'establishment' to prioritize the issues that are most important to the people

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