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Popular Justice and Community Regeneration: Pathways of Indigenous Reform

Hazlehurst, K
June 4, 2015

Source: (1995) London, UK: Praeger, 228p.

This book includes articles involving crime and conflict resolution possibilities for indigenous communities. Hazlehurst discusses the need for First Nation people to reconstruct their communities and rediscover ancient social mechanisms for resolving disputes. H. Hylton discusses Canada’s social policy toward their aboriginal people and the need for fundamental reforms. A. Angelo describes the Tokelau Endeavor to reclaim tribal ownership of criminal law. T. Olsen, G. Maxwell, and A. Morris discuss the Maori and youth justice in New Zealand. M. O’Donnell presents issues and challenges of mediation within aboriginal communities. A. Story describes the Native Counseling Services of Alberta and its attempts to strengthen community. E. RedBird considers how native women are honored as the backbone of native sovereignty. M. Hoyle considers how community healing is a fitting strategy for aboriginal justice systems. C.T. Griffiths and C. Belleau consider ways of addressing crime and victimization in Canada to revitalize communities within their own culture and traditions. M. Hodgson discusses issues concerning addictions, treatment and prevention in native communities. J. Atkinson and C. Ober describe the healing process of ‘Fire and Water”: We Al-Li.


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