Villages Working to Reduce Youth Violence

Joaqlin Estus, KNBA – Anchorage

Research shows youth violence and bullying are linked to suicide. 12 Alaska villages are taking part in a project to reduce youth violence, bullying and suicide through activities based on traditional culture. Native Aspirations is designed to help reservations and Alaska Native villages create safety nets.  About 170 project participants met in Anchorage last week to share what’s working for them.

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