TITLE

Tribes tackle taggers

AUTHOR(S)
Ogburn, Stephanie Paige
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;8/21/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 15, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the occurrence of gang culture in a remote Indian community in Ute Mountain Ute Reservation in southwestern Colorado. According to some Indian law enforcement officials, extreme street-style graffiti has been one of the evident gang activities in the reservation from Arizona to Idaho. Fort Hall Reservation police officer sergeant Lance Osborne asserted that the assaults and shooting have also contributed to the big-city problem. Department of Justice conducted a survey stating that violence incurred to American Indians increased in rate.
ACCESSION #
22077400

 

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