Red Lake Nation helps dedicate family treatment center

The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota joined in the dedication of a new center to provide treatment to victims of child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence.

The Family Advocacy Center of Northern Minnesota is "a place of healing" tribal secretary Judy Roy said at the dedication ceremony yesterday, The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. "We have experienced extreme trauma at Red Lake recently," she added.

Located in Bemidji, the center is a joint project of the tribe and federal and local law enforcement and health agencies. It will provide training, support, counseling and other services to the Red Lake, White Earth and Leech Lake reservations, as well as for other residents.

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Bemidji center for abuse victims is dedicated (The Minneapolis Star Tribune 6/2)
Dedication ceremony held for Family Advocacy Center of Northern Minnesota (The Bemidji Pioneer 6/2)

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