Gangs in Big Island Lake Cree Nation are posing a big problem for members

Members of the Big Island Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan say that gang activity in the community is growing.

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Members of the Big Island Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan say that gang activity in the community is growing.

Some members have taken matters into their own hands and tried to get gang members to leave the community.

But according to a few people, the problem isn’t getting any better.

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.

8 thoughts on “Gangs in Big Island Lake Cree Nation are posing a big problem for members

  1. Where the leadership? Chief? Council?

    Kick them off the rez — BCR. Protect the children!~

  2. This all boils down to a traumatizing event that left these “gang members” with no self worth.

  3. I understand what Miss Sandfly is saying.I live on Makwa Sahgiachian reserve and we have the same big problem. Even with the eviction they just keep coming back..and to get these young children into drugs, stealing and doing break and enters.sure there are gangs in cities , towns amd villages.in the last 4 years I’ve seen a change on our reserve and it hasn’t been any better..

  4. I understand what Miss Sandfly is saying.I live on Makwa Sahgiachian reserve and we have the same big problem. Even with the eviction they just keep coming back..and to get these young children into drugs, stealing and doing break and enters.sure there are gangs in cities , towns amd villages.in the last 4 years I’ve seen a change on our reserve and it hasn’t been any better..

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