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Quebec Innu suicide inquest: First Nations chief hoping for action

Innu community of Uashat-Maliotenam, located in Quebec.

Innu community of Uashat-Maliotenam, located in Quebec.

Uashat-Maliotenam has been site of several suicides and suicide attempts in past year

CBC News, Nov 9, 2015

A First Nations chief on Quebec’s North Shore says he’s hopeful a coroner’s inquest into the suicide of an 18-year-old Innu woman — the latest in a series of suicides in the community — will offer lessons to prevent further tragedies going forward.

Nadeige Guanish, the mother of a toddler, was found dead on Oct. 31 in Uashat-Maliotenam, near Sept-Îles, Que. Read the rest of this entry

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