Former Ontario coroner looks back on suicide study in Pikangikum

Former Coroner recalls suicide report on Pikangikum First Nation

Delaney Windigo
APTN National News
Between 2006 to 2008, the remote community of Pikangikum, about 800 kilometres west of Attawapiskat had a big problem.

16 young people between the ages of ten and 19 took their own lives.

Ontario’s Coroner tasked Bert Lauwers to write what is called a death review to find out why.

APTN’s Delaney Windigo reports.

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