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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