Resources

Links

Tribal Law & Policy Institute: Traditional Law
Contains links to information and resources concerning tribal custom and tradition, traditional law, traditional methods of dispute resolution, and other related issues.

Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative (NARF)
Provides background information about indigenous peacemaking and tools to help Native people implement peacemaking in their communities.

Circle Peacemaking
by Lisa Rieger

Circle Sentencing: Part of the Restorative Justice Continuum

Community Holistic Circle Healing

Keex’ Kwan Judicial Peacemaking Code – Organized Village of Kake

Kake Circle Peacemaking Flow Chart

Rethinking Customary Law in Tribal Court Jurisprudence
by Matthew Fletcher

Books

Navajo Nation Peacemaking: Living Traditional Justice (Marianne O. Nielson & James W. Zion, eds., The University of Arizona Press 2005).  

Justice as Healing: Indigenous Ways (Wanda D. McCaslin, ed., Living Justice Press 2005)

Peacemaking Circles: From Crime to Community (Kay Pranis, et. al., 2003).

Other Useful Resources (Articles/Codes)

University of Detroit Law Review, Walking Together in a Good Way: Indian Peacemaker Courts in Michigan – 7 U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 875

Comanche Tribe, Pathways to Healing Policies & Procedures 1997

Educating Peacemakers by Robert Yazzie and James Zion

Integrating Traditional Dispute Resolution in Tribal Justice Systems by Robert Yazzie and James Zion

Transformation of Conflict: Demonstration of Peacemaking in Various Contexts

NCAI Peacemaking Support Resolution

Navajo Peacemaking Process by Robert Yazzie and James Zion

On yote a ka Tsi Teshaqkotika to lehte: Oneida Peacemaking System

Peacemaking: A Guide to the Peacemaking Program of the Navajo Nation

Peacemaking Today: Highlights of a roundtable discussion amount Tribal and State Practitioners

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts

Restorative Justice: Integrating Peacemaking into Modern America by Adam Mendelowitz 2008

Kake Circle Peacemaking