MW were allegedly formed in 1992. According to First
Nations Drum (Winter 2000), prospects "must serve
an apprenticeship, called "striking," just as in
bike gang culture." Winnipeg's gang
unit database had 327 active and 143 inactive, almost all
adults, in 2000.
They have traditionally been
at war with the Hell's Angels over Winnipeg's drug distribution
network, which has resulted in the recent death of three biker-gang
They have been identified by blue bandannas with a blue vest
and patch on the back.
As a prison gang, the Manitoba Warriors have been reported
primarily in Edmonton
Correctional Institution, Stony
Mountain Institution. On the street they have been
reported in:Brandon, Manitoba
Grand Rapids, Manitoba
Roseau River First Nation, Manitoba
Winnnipeg, Manitoba - In Winnipeg, reports claim they frequent mainly the North End around the William Whyte neighbourhood, and Dufferin neighbourhood in the North End.
Waterhen Indian Reserve, Manitoba
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