The devastating rate of suicide among American Indian teens

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State of Opportunity's Jennifer Guerra talks to members of two Michigan tribes about the incredibly high rate of suicide among young American Indians. It's a devastating issue some say is fed by a community level sense of hopelessness and "code of silence."

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A tribal member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
A tribal member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
Credit Eva Petoskey