Life On The Reservation: Drug Violence, Gangs And Crimes

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Life on the reservation is similar to life in poor neighborhoods. There is a cycle of drinking alcohol and drug abuse on a daily basis. In these poor neighborhoods and on the reservation, children do not have good influences to look up to. There is violence, gangs, and drug abuse. A young girl in the movie was smoking a cigarette around adults. No one said anything; they allowed it to happen. A teenage boy in the movie, Kevin, reminds me of teenagers in my community. He stated that young lives are ruined because there is no good influence (The Seventh Fire). That is true because these boys look up to gangsters. Kevin looks up to a well-known gangster on the reservation, Rob. He sells drugs and participates in crimes to become the most powerful

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