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Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 On the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) website The voices of Native youth were heard loud and clear this past year when the National UNITY Council passed the National Suicide Prevention Initiative resolution, … Continue reading

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Budget cuts will repeat a tragic history

The following article is from News from Indian Country, written by Mark Trahant Tribal leaders went to Capitol Hill last week to make the case to protect American Indian and Alaska Native programs from the deep federal spending cuts that … Continue reading

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Indian Health Services (IHS) Fact Sheet

American Indians and Alaska Natives die at higher rates than other Americans from tuberculosis (500% higher), alcoholism (514% higher), diabetes (177% higher), unintentional injuries (140% higher), homicide (92% higher) and suicide (82% higher). read more

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