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The Practical Application of Traditional Aboriginal Healing Practices as A Restorative Justice Process: A Case Study of the Helen Betty Osborne Story

Griffin, Iris A
June 4, 2015

Source: (2001) A thesis in partial completion of the degree of Master of Social Work, University of Manitoba

This qualitative case study explores the application of traditional Aboriginal healing practices as a restorative justice process using the Helen Betty osborne case as an example. Primary data are from interviews conducted with several key participants during November 1998 and January 1999, and from informal discussions between October 1997 and May 1999. The thesis focuses on how participants were affected by the restorative process and the potential for this process to be incorporated into the Canadian Correctional system.


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