The Return of Peacemaking
Peacemaking Talking Circles, a traditional conflict resolution practice that is regaining favor in state and tribal courts. This recent Indian Country Today article describes how a peacemaking circle was used to address a prosecution when a native activist toppled a statue of Columbus in Minnesota. It also includes quotes by Staff Attorney responsible for IPI, Brett Lee Shelton, and IPI Advisory Committee member Judge Timothy Connors.
The link to the written version of the article is here:
Click on the arrow on the video below to see the tv version, and go to 14:21 to see the portion on peacemaking: