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There have been more than 500 First Nations suicides in Saskatchewan since 2005.
Four young people have recently taken their lives.
The community of Wapekeka First Nation detailed challenges with mental health in July 2016.
Justin Trudeau called the suicide a tragedy.
"A simplistic concept of suicide prevention for indigenous peoples, for Inuit, is one that we're not interested in."
Pimicikamak asked Ottawa for at least six mental-health workers and round-the-clock counsellors after suicides and attempts.
The province will provide up to $2 million and a deployment of additional health-care workers.
"I've lost count of the states of emergency in the James Bay region."
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"We are in a state of shock."
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