Boyz on the Rez

Beiser, Vince
July 2000
New Republic;07/10/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 2/3, p15
Comments on the effect of gangs on Indian communities in the U.S. Escalation of the murder and homicide rate; Prevalence of poverty, alcohol abuse, family dysfunction and the anger of the marginalized Indian reservations; Simulation of the culture of urban counterparts by the Indian gangs; Involvement of the increasing numbers of Native Americans in gang life in big cities; Brutality of the turf wars; Use of the strained resources to fight against youth crime.


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