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Restorative Justice Practices of Native American, First Nation and Other Indigenous People of North America: Part Two

Mirsky, Laura
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) Restorative Practices e-Forum. May 26. International Institute of Restorative Practices. Downloaded 19 August 2004.

This is part two in a series of articles on restorative justice practices of Native American, First Nation, and other indigenous people of North America. Not intended to be all inclusive, the series is instead a broad thematic overview. The second article includes interviews with several people: Louise Thompson, justice coordinator of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne; and Leanne Douglas, Christine Douglas, and Stephanie Sandy of the Mnjikaning First Nation. The Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne has developed a comprehensive community justice program, and the Mnjikaning First Nation has developed a community healing model and restorative justice program. The article covers key aspects of Native American and First Nation perspectives on spirituality, justice, and community; and similarities between Native American justice and restorative justice.


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