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Decolonizing restorative justice.

Breton, Denise
June 4, 2015

Source: (2012) Tikkun. Winter:45-47, 69.

Restorative justice still gives me hope, but my experiences
and conversations on the 2004 Dakota Commemorative
March, and my reflections since then, have dramatically
changed my orientation to the restorative justice movement. I
still believe that it holds huge promise for helping us learn how
to coexist, but I now think the very essence of restorative justice
as a philosophy and way of life calls us to expand our focus to include more than person-to-person harms. What about our
history—how we got to where we are as peoples? How did we
end up with this “square pegs only” pegboard, and at what
cost? (excerpt)


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