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Young people who call the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation home have seen their community ravaged by the opioid epidemic. Could their voices also shed light on how the crisis might be solved?
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Cynthia Poten and Joseph Orozco, a participant in the 2018 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include:
Picture of Cynthia Poten
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Cynthia Poten and Joseph Orozco, a participant in the 2018 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include:
Picture of Cynthia Poten
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Cynthia Poten and Joseph Orozco, a participant in the 2018 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include:
Picture of Cynthia Poten
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Cynthia Poten and Joseph Orozco, a participant in the 2018 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include:
Picture of Cynthia Poten
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Cynthia Poten and Joseph Orozco, a participant in the 2018 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include:
Picture of Cynthia Poten
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Cynthia Poten and Joseph Orozco, a participant in the 2018 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include:
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The move to push tribes onto reservations came with health consequences. Traditional diets were harder to access, which meant people couldn’t hunt or gather traditional foods or ingredients for medicines.
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The Argus Leader reviewed hundreds of pages of federal hospital inspection records and legal filings as part of a monthslong investigation into the facilities. And reporters met with dozens of tribal members on visits to the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian Reservations.
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Chronic illnesses, particularly diabetes, are a longstanding public health concern in many tribal communities in the Southwest. Sarah Gustavus and Antonia Gonzales examine how some individuals have overcome those challenges and are now sharing information and resources.

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