15th National Indian Nations Conference December 8-10, 2016, Agua Caliente, CA. The conference theme is “Harnessing our Collective Wisdom: Strengthening the Circle of Safety, Justice and Healing.”
September 21-23, 2016, the Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative, with several advisory committee members will be providing a private advanced peacemaker training for community members, tribal officials, and staff at the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Dowagiac, MI. The training will include materials developed specifically for the Pokagon Band’s use in the community.
On April 24, 2016, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs ordered the Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts Act of 2015, Senate Bill 2205, to be reported favorably without amendment. The bill would allow creative solutions, including incorporation of traditional and culturally-consistent approaches, to be incorporated into sentencing of offenders.
Restorative Justice returning to Tulalip courthouse. by Niki Cleary (Tulalip News, March 2016)
Periodically, peacemakers from across the nation come together for learning and discussion. Learn more and see photos from the April 2014 gathering...