Movie | Sports film takes an honest look at the deep pain at the heart of an Indigenous community in Canada
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 8/13/20, 03:45 pm
Suicide has been a growing problem in the West for decades now. But drastically higher rates of suicide have consistently plagued Native communities in both the United States and Canada as those populations struggle with alcoholism, drug abuse, and poverty. In Canada, an Indigenous person is three times more likely to die by his own hand than a non-Indigenous person.