The Canadian Press

1993-02-19 | Natives suicide

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Seven suicides in nine months at the Big Cove Indian reserve in New Brunswick prompted federal and provincial officials to act. They promised a suicide prevention program, school counsellors and more. But Big Cove chief Albert Levi said the only long-term solution was native self-government. (The same day Levi was meeting with government officials, nine band members considered suicide risks were taken away to a drug and alcohol treatment center.)

Date: 1993-02-19
Placeline: BIG COVE, New Brunswick.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << self-government will not solve immediate problems but I can tell you that without self-government Indian issue will never be settled until the day there will be no Indian >>


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