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Officials put crisis of reservation suicides 'front and center' at LNI

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Kirsten Clifford pinned a yellow ribbon to her Little Wound Lady Mustangs basketball warm-up Wednesday, one small thread in what Tiny DeCory hopes will become a tapestry of suicide prevention at the Lakota Nation Invitational this week in Rapid City. LNI officials are putting suicide prevention "front and center" at the annual basketball tournament this year in the aftermath of a rash of suicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation among young people ages 14-24.