Coming into the future as role models.
The national opioid drug abuse crisis is hitting Minnesota American Indian communities especially hard. In 2015, Minnesota had more American Indians dying from overdoses than any – other -state. That same year, 70-percent of pregnant Native women gave birth to babies dependent on opioids. And many Natives are conflicted over how to find the red road in the current crisis. Melissa Townsend reports.
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