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Jackie Yellowtail

'I didn't think he would do it,' mother says

'I didn't think he would do it,' mother says

GARRYOWEN — Many American Indians, particularly those on the Crow Reservation, are taught by their elders not to invoke the name of loved ones who have died.

April 01, 2013 12:15 am Video Photos

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State of Despair: High rate of suicide casts shadow over Indian country

State of Despair: High rate of suicide casts shadow over Indian country

Native Americans whose lives have been affected by suicide or have worked to stem suicide on the reservation talk about the problem and what solutions might be necessary.

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Smudging

Smudging

Jackie YellowTail smudges herself with cedar smoke in her home near Garryowen. YellowTail's 16-year-old son committed suicide in January 2001. She says her faith has pulled her through the tragedy.

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A mother's grief

A mother's grief

Jackie YellowTail discusses her son's suicide in her home near Garryowen. Her 16-year-old son, Lance Bird in Ground, committed suicide in January 2001.

January 16, 2013 1:42 pmLoading…

New on state boards and councils

People in Eastern Montana who have been appointed to various boards and councils include:

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