Source: (1999) Full Circle: The Newsletter of the Restorative Justice Institute 3 (Spring): 6-7.

Trained and experienced in criminal justice, Ms. Melton is a member of the Pueblo Jemez in New Mexico and President of American Indian Development Associates. In this interview, she responds to questions from the editors of Full Circle. The questions and responses address basic concepts and processes of indigenous justice – for example, the nature of indigenous justice; how responsibility is determined; how things are made right; and opportunities and challenges for cooperation between people interested in restorative justice and those interested in indigenous justice.