Two members of Native dance troupe arrested on reserve

Two members of Sagkeeng's Finest, a dance group that won the first Canada's Got Talent competition, are facing charges for an incident on their reserve in Manitoba.

Vince O'Laney, 19, and Brandon Courchene, 19, were pulled over for speeding. Authorities found marijuana and some brass knuckles so the two were charged for drug and weapons possession.

The group has apologized to fans. Courchene said he smokes marijuana to deal with bone pain. O'Laney said the brass knuckles were a novelty gift from a relative.

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Sagkeeng's Finest speak out after drugs, weapons charges (CBC 6/11)
Sagkeeng's Finest apologizes to fans (CBC 6/10)
Members of Sagkeeng's Finest face charges (The Winnipeg Free Press 6/10)
Acclaimed young dancers charged (The Winnipeg Free Press 6/11)

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