Nisga’a seek to strengthen their safety net in the wake of suicides

The Nisga’a nation is coming together in a bid to stem the frustrations of the community over a number of suicides in the communities of the Nisga’a territory. This past month saw three young men join a tragic list now totaling nine since the signing of the Nisga’a’ treaty.

It’s a number that outlines a disconnect from community for those that were so troubled so as to take their lives and a situation that Nisga’a officials hope to address with a gathering planned for October 12 and 13 in New Aiyansh…

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