Skip to main content

Work with Inuit on suicide; don’t prescribe solutions, ITK urges feds

Natan Obed, who represents Inuit from across Canada, says the quick and easy solutions offered by many Canadians just aren’t enough to tackle to root cause of the suicide crisis in indigenous communities. When Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, spoke to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Tuesday, he laid out the complex reality common to many Canadians.

Written By

Elyse Skura


Huffington Post | Canadian Press

Date Published

June 9, 2016