Spirit of Youth

Creating, promoting and recognizing youth involvement in communities across Alaska. Email the blog at info@spiritofyouth.org.

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Tanana youth speak out against suicide and abuse

The 4-H Club in Tanana made a pledge to stop suicide and abuse in a presentation at the First Alaskans Institute's Elders and Youth Conference in Fairbanks October 22.

Photo by Dermot Cole, Alaska DispatchPhoto by Dermot Cole, Alaska Dispatch

Seven youth gave personal accounts of how suicide and abuse have affected them, their families and their communities.

Dermot Cole from Alaska Dispatch has the full story on this courageous group of young people.

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