Julieanne Jennings

The rising teenage suicide rate (or attempted suicides) among any population is sorrowful. Multiple youth suicides send waves of hopelessness and despair throughout all communities in which they occur....

11/21/13
ICTMN Staff
9/12/13
Mental health services for Native Americans took a 5 percent cut due to federal sequestration, and the reduction has cost tribes essential staff and programs, reports NPR ...
Dustin Twin

The voice on the other end had an ominous sense of urgency. He opened with, “We're running. I can't take this shit anymore.” As per our last conversation I knew that he was talking about running for council, but “this shit” could mean any number of things these days....

9/6/13
ICTMN Staff
8/23/13
Alaska Native elders from the Lower Yukon village of Alakanuk have successfully come together to prevent suicide locally...
ICTMN Staff
7/24/13
The New York Times ’ editorial board published an opinion piece today titled “Abandoned in Indian Country” where the board lends its voice to issues long since lingering in Indian ...
ICTMN Staff
7/11/13
Former North Dakota Democratic Senator Byron Dorgan recently penned an opinion piece on The New York Times website titled “Broken Promises,” where Dorgan takes a closer look at how...
Ray Cook, ICTMN Opinion Editor

Memorial Day, once called Decoration Day, is meant as a day to remember all those who have died while in military service. This Memorial Day I think it important that you remember the day from a military mind. It is not about you or your vacation....

5/27/13
ICTMN Staff
3/14/13
The highest-level whistleblower ever to come forward at the Department of Veterans Affairs is leveling accusations of serious ethical lapses, claiming an agency intentionally manip...
Brian Daffron
2/12/13
Many people throughout the world find peace and solace through music...
Ruth Hopkins

Genocide has found a new disguise: that of adolescent suicide. According to the Indian Health Service, Natives who fall between 10 and 24 years of age have the highest rate of suicide of all racial groups. Despite this epidemic, we’re still failing to address it head on....

2/10/13

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