Suicide plagues Alaska Natives

Apr 10, 2007 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Scripps-Howard

“The figures command immediate attention from society and the state as a whole”

Despite two decades of effort by state and community leaders, Alaska Natives continue to kill themselves at alarming rates, a new study reports. via Scripps-Howard

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tabitha l r

Republic, WA

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Judge it!
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Apr 12, 2007
 
Drop Die
Nuna

Winnsboro, TX

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Apr 22, 2007
 
tabitha l r wrote:
Drop Die
What the heck is that supposed to mean?

Can you speak in full sentences?
Nunathraaq

Anchorage, AK

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Aug 5, 2007
 
Like Nuna said
jenny

United States

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Feb 22, 2008
 
Alaska is a vast expanse but the world of the native is small. The immediate environment is all that is known. Rejection in any form is monumental. Personal relationships are paramount. When they are threatened, hopelessness is exponentially exaggerated.

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