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Ending the Silence Around Suicide

Ending the Silence Around Suicide

“At boarding school, I got so many calls from home telling me I’d lost a friend or a family member to suicide,” remembered Mary, who grew up on the reservation of the Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe. “It made me realize how much suicide could affect someone, even from such a distance.”[...]
No Tears in the Hallway

No Tears in the Hallway

Lael Bach isn’t a teacher or a traditional school counselor; as a youth advocate with CITC’s Transitions program, she describes her job as “other.”[...]
Choosing a Better Path

Choosing a Better Path

Brother James, a CITC STEM-E participant, was recognized for the positive choices he has made and the obstacles he has overcome with a Young People of Achievement Award, given by YWCA Alaska.[...]
One-Stop Shopping at the Nat’uh Service Center

One-Stop Shopping at the Nat’uh Service Center

All Harold Harrington wanted was a bus pass. But when he came to CITC’s Employment Training and Services Department, he got so much more.[...]
NYO to be Inducted into Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

NYO to be Inducted into Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

In 1971, a handful of ninth-grade boarding school students played traditional games to stay connected with their homes and culture. Those games would lead to the first Native Youth Olympics.[...]

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