Peacemaking is not an alternative dispute resolution. It is a traditional way of resolving conflict.

Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative

Historically, Native American communities had methods for dealing with disputes. The Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative (IPI) is contributing to the continuation or revitalization of those traditional ways.

Peacemaking in Practice

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About Us

Learn more about the mission of the Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative (IPI) in supporting Native peoples to restore sustainable peacemaking practice.

News & Events

Find trainings, conferences, and peacemaker gatherings near you and learn about peacemaking programs and related news around the country.

On Peacemaking

Learn more about peacemaking and different forms of Native Justice with our collection of the best writings on peacemaking practices.

Tribal Model

The Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative can help a tribe develop the necessary tribal law and infrastructure to create or expand peacemaking practices.