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Native Youth Harness the Power of Video to Address Teen Pregnancy

Image of a dream catcher from the Cherokee Youth Counci video

Tired of the silence around adolescent pregnancy, the Cherokee Youth Council decided to start a conversation. They knew that the best way to reach their peers was to talk directly to them. So the council put together a 13-minute film addressing teenage pregnancy from both a youth and a Native perspective.