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SAVE THE DATE: June 14-16, 2019 “Elevating Justice: Widening the Circle” Conference by NACRJ

The National Association of Community and Restorative Justice (NACRJ) is hosting their conference June 14-16, 2019 in Denver, CO. The Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative (IPI) Advisory Committee members will be sharing their knowledge at seven workshops at the conference. Please join the NACRJ and IPI for this enlightening event. Workshops by IPI include:

  • “Healing Historical Trauma in Native America and the US- operationalizing from Rocks, Karma & Arrows” by Brett Lee Shelton & Sheldon Spotted Elk
  • “Implementing Peacemaking Circles in Higher Education at Stanford University” by Karen Biestman
  • “Indigenous Dispute Systems Design (Indigenous Planning, Dispute Systems Design, and Field Theory)” by Dr. Polly Hyslop, Dr. Nora Antoine, Dr. Brian Polkinghorn, and Dr. Brian Jarrett
  • “Incorporating Indigenous Conflict Prevention, Healing, and Harmony Models into Higher Education” by Dr. Polkinghorn, Hon. Robert Yazzie, and Hon. Cheryl Demmert Fairbanks
  • “Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative: Tribal Justice, Roots and Allies” by Brett Lee Shelton, Hon. Cheryl Demmert Fairbanks, and Hon. David Raasch
  • “Starting a Peacemaking Program: Cultural Recovery in Indigenous Communities” by Laurie Vilas, Chief Justice Kevin Briscoe, and Natasha Gourd
  • “Cultural Intervention as Alternative Juvenile Justice and Prevention” by Laurie Vilas & Terry Kemper