Northern residents turn to photography to deal with their grief

Saskatoon Morning

Saskatchewan has the highest rate of youth suicide of any Canadian province. The crisis has touched the lives of many people living in the Northern Village of Pinehouse. It's a place that's always been home for Yvonne Maurice (mor-EESE). The elder has worked with children in the remote community for years -- she had 11 of her own. This summer, her youngest son took his own life... To cope, she has turned to photography. And she is not the only one Madeline Kotzer has the story of how people, young and old, in Pinehouse are using photography to heal from trauma.

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