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Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Major issues ignored in State of Indian Nations (01/26)
As a member organization representing hundreds of tribes across the country, it’s inevitable that NCAI must juggle the interests of some tribal nations that are in conflict with the interests of others.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Professor works on youth suicide prevention (01/08)
'If you want to have happy children you have to be a happy parent,' said one participant at the American Indian Life Skills Curriculum workshop.

Filed Under: Opinion | World
Opinion: Indigenous peoples suffer from highest rates of suicide (01/05)
Indigenous peoples suffer the greatest suicide risk among cultural or ethnic groups worldwide.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: Suicide can break a family's spirit (12/12)
This is the last in the Suicide Chronicles series and hopefully a model for one of those uncomfortable conversations.

Filed Under: Education | National
White House invites youth to DC for Tribal Nations Conference (11/26)
A few dozen youth from across Indian Country will be taking part in the meeting on December 3.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harold Monteau: Teach children about our positive tribal values (11/24)
It's never too late to change lives, especially our own

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.

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