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Oglala Sioux Tribe receives $400K for suicide prevention


PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — The Administration for Native Americans has awarded a $400,000 emergency grant to the Oglala Sioux Tribe to pay for activities and programs designed to prevent youth suicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Kevin Yellow Bird Steele, a spokesman for the tribe, told the Rapid City Journal ( ) that the money will be used to provide youth activities that promote positivity.


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