Menominee County Suicides Pt I: Causes and factors (11/18/2010)
The suicide rate among Native Americans in Wisconsin is 25-percent higher than the state as a whole. The highest rate is found in Menominee County, home to the Menominee Indian Nation. Brian Bull looks at the root problems behind the statistics.
Audio running time 3:27
Photo: Tinker Webster of Keshena kneels over the grave of her son, Schuyler. Photo provided by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
Menominee County Suicides Pt II: Therapies and treatments (11/19/2010)
Menominee County –- home to the Menominee Indian Nation -- has the highest rate of suicide among all 72 counties in Wisconsin. Yesterday, we looked at some of the factors behind that trend. Today, we hear how tribal members are trying to prevent suicides. Brian Bull reports.
Audio running time 3:25
Photo: Andrea Thundercloud, who’s attempted suicide dozens of times since she was 12 years old. Photo provided by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism