Red Lake Shooting Highlights Conditions on Reservations

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Yesterday, teachers were allowed into the high school where a 16 year-old Native American boy shot and killed himself and nine other people two weeks ago. Last Friday, parents on Minnesota-s Red Lake Reservation learned that 20 other kids, including the son of the tribal chairman who has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident, might have known in advance about what was being planned. Could the same thing happen on other reservations? Are Native American kids subjected to more pressures than other teen-agers are? Is the influx of gambling money helping some tribes to solve long-standing problems? We speak with tribal leaders, journalists and developers about an isolated community with its share of economic and social troubles.
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