Peacemaking continues to evolve and takes many forms as each tribe or community establishes and develops a program that is true to its cultural beliefs. Below are some profiles of peacemaking in action as well as some of the best writings that we have found related to peacemaking.
Robert Yazzie, Chief Justice Emeritus – Navajo Nation
Syllabus Fall 2019 University of New Mexico Indigenous Community Approaches in Restorative Justice. Find further peacemaking readings listed in the syllabus for NATV 522: Indigenous Community Approaches in restorative Justice, a course offered at the University of New Mexico by Professor Lloyd L. Lee, Ph.D. (Diné). The course provides an exploration of the existence and variables of Indigenous frameworks of restorative justice, and centers upon the importance of Indigenous restorative justice in community building for self-preservation.
If you would like to learn more about peacemaking, the IPI has worked closely with the National Indian Law Library to create an informational page on peacemaking. That page includes an extensive list of articles, books, and other resources on the various forms of indigenous justice throughout the United States and internationally.