Joint Statement on Federal Indian Boarding School Report

May 20, 2022

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

SPRC and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) acknowledge and honor the reactions—such as feelings of grief, loss, anger, or horror—that may arise among those in Indian Country in response to the recently released Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative investigative report. Read our joint statement to find resources for coping, as well as culturally resonant approaches to preventing suicide and promoting mental health in impacted communities.