Source: (1990) In: B. Galaway and J. Hudson (eds.), Criminal Justice, Restitution, and Reconciliation, Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press, pp. 145-153.

The Native Indians and Inuit of Canada's Northwest Territories have traditionally enjoyed justice systems based upon the restoration of order and reparation to the injured party. This essay asserts that these types of traditional justice have been ignored by the Anglo-Canadian criminal justice system, The advantages and dangers of such approaches are discussed