Youth Media for Building Healthy Communities

Community Health, Youth Voices

Crisis on Tribal Lands

The community is still calling for justice, one year after a 13-year-old Native boy who was shot and killed near his home on the Yurok reservation in rural northern California. Prosecutors declined to file charges against a prime suspect. Family members and tribal members have taken to the streets to protest the way law enforcement handled the case. “He can’t speak from the other side of the grave, so it’s up to us to fight for him and make sure he gets justice.” Redwood Voice writer Jacob Patterson is a journalism fellow at Fusion. Read more at The Redwood Voice.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


This entry was posted on September 18, 2016 by in Print, Redwood Voice and tagged , , , .

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 491 other followers

RSS Youth Radio

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
%d bloggers like this: