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