No Justice
Without Peace

Periodically, peacemakers from across the nation come together for learning and discussion. Learn more and see photos from the April 2014 gathering...

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Learn More About
Peacemaking

What is peacemaking? What is its history and how is it being used today? Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions and research materials to help you learn more about peacemaking practices. Read more...

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Implement
Peacemaking

Would you like to start using peacemaking in your tribe or community? Here you can find information about conferences and trainings as well as tools and technical assistance to help you implement a peacemaking project. Read more...

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Models and
Tribal Codes

A number of tribes and communities already have developed peacemaking programs. We have collected some of the related laws and other models into this online collection. Read more...

  • The Lac du Flambeau Tribe is meeting the challenge of drug abuse on its reservation with sentencing alternatives based on tribal tradition. This article discusses two of those, banishment and a Zaagiibagaa Healing to Wellness Court, as innovative ways to help foster healing and reduce crime. Read more at the Northlands News Center article, Lac du Flambeau Tribe is banishing people as anti-drug strategy. (9/5/2014)

  • Bush Fellow Preserves Lakota Peacemaking Traditions. "Richard Iron Cloud is a peacemaker who has spent years working on the Pine Ridge Reservation to improve the tribal justice system and keep alive traditional Lakota ways of resolving conflict. He's a 2014 Bush Fellowship winner...." Read more at the South Dakota Public Broadcasting website. (8/20/2014)

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