Natives accused of being gang members banished

Two people suspected of being involved with Native gangs have been banished from the Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Manitoba.

The First Nation kicked out the pair after their names appeared on a government-complied list of suspected gang members. The band has taken a tough stance against gangs.

But Alex Harris said his 23-year-old son, who was banished, was not a gang member, although he may have associated with people on the list.

Get the Story:
Manitoba First Nation banishes 2 alleged gang members (CBC 3/22)
First Nation banishes suspected gang members (CBC 3/22)

Native Gangs Report:
2005 Intelligence Trends: Aboriginal-based Gangs in Saskatchewan (March 2005)

Related Report:
Aboriginal-based Organized Crime (Criminal Intelligence Service Canada 2004)

Relevant Links:
Criminal Intelligence Service Saskatchewan - Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations -

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