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Punishment vs. Healing: How Does Traditional Indian Law Work?

Source: (2005) In Wanda D. McCaslin, ed., Justice as Healing: Indigenous Ways. Writings on Community Peacemaking and Restorative Justice from the Native Law Centre. St. Paul, MN: Living Justice Press. Pp. 68-72."Whereas Western law is based on pun... READ MORE

The "One Law for All" Myth.

Source: (2005) In Wanda D. McCaslin, ed., Justice as Healing: Indigenous Ways. Writings on Community Peacemaking and Restorative Justice from the Native Law Centre. St. Paul, MN: Living Justice Press. Pp. 73-83."This article will address the speci... READ MORE

Indian Restorative Healing

Source: (2002) Paper presented at "Dreaming of a New Reality," the Third International Conference on Conferencing, Circles and other Restorative Practices, August 8-10, 2002, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Downloaded 20 May 2004.It was probably in 1992 -... READ MORE

Civil Rights in Navajo Common Law

Source: (2002) Kansas Law Review. 50: 523In this paper, James Zion investigates the question whether there is a law of civil rights in Navajo common law. In the United States, the concept of civil rights is usually associated with the Bill of Righ... READ MORE

Indian Restorative Healing

Source: (2002) Paper presented at "Dreaming of a New Reality," the Third International Conference on Conferencing, Circles and other Restorative Practices, August 8-10, 2002, Minneapolis, Minnesota.Indian restorative practices address healing. Thi... READ MORE

Punishment versus Healing: How Does Traditional Indian Law Work?

Source: (1997) Justice as Healing. 2(3)Many people are skeptical of justice methods which do not have punishment as their driving force. There is a great deal of disbelief about traditional Indian law for that reason, and there are many who are le... READ MORE

Peacemaking: a family affair

Source: (2000) YES! A Journal of Positive Futures (Fall).This article by James Zion, which can be found at the end of Robert Yazzie’s article “Navajo justice,â€? explains that Navajo peacemaking is not so much a search for “truth... READ MORE