Peacemaking Events

NEWS: STANFORD DEVELOP FOR GOOD PARTNERS WITH INDIGENOUS PEACEMAKING INITIATIVE

We are getting a new look!  Students in the Stanford University Develop for Good project have agreed to help IPI evaluate and update our website!  The photos here are from a recent zoom meeting between the students who volunteer their time to help selected socially-beneficial organizations (like IPI!) for help with their talents.  Thank you student team!!!

NEWS: PEACEMAKING COLLOQIUM 2020 REMINDER

A reminder for all that the Peacemaking Colloqium 2020 will be held this week on Wednesday, August 5th through Thursday, August 6th. This event will be convened through Zoom, due to the the current covid-19 pandemic. If you have not registered for this event yet, please click here to register now: REGISTER For a copy of the Peacemaking Colloqium’s 2020 Agenda, please download it here:

NEWS: PEACEMAKING COLLOQUIUM REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

NEWS: PEACEMAKING COLLOQUIUM REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Please join us for the Peacemaking Colloquium 2020 – REGISTER FOR PEACEMAKING COLLOQUIUM. PURPOSE: Peacemaking is an indigenous circle process based on tribal values and customary law providing a basis for helping resolve conflicts and disputes. Many Colloquiums have been held throughout the nation which involved peacemakers, scholars, tribal communities, and law students. Colloquium  2020 will be national and international and will highlight Tribal/Indigenous/State dispute resolution models. Presenters will include experts and wisdom… Read More »NEWS: PEACEMAKING COLLOQUIUM REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

EVENT: MIDWEST PEACEMAKING TRAINING AGENDA RELEASED

The title of this year’s workshop is “ICWA as the Gold Standard for All Children – Reunification in Courts and Schools, Peacemaking as a Path to Get There.” This year’s training will feature a State ICWA training and an example of School Peacemaking Programs. We will also show a video on peacemaking and provide an introduction to the concepts of peacemaking. For a full schedule for the event, please download the agenda attached below:

EVENT: MIDWEST PEACEMAKING TRAINING

The Midwest Peacemaking Training for 2020 has been scheduled for August 6th and 7th at the Little River Casino Resort in Manistee, MI. The details of the Midwest Peacemaker Training 2020, and a registration web page, are out now. Click on the link below to sign up and ensure your spot, as space is limited to 100 participants. https://littlerivermpc.wixsite.com/peacemaking/peacemaking-conference

EVENT: SAVE THE DATE! INTERNATIONAL PEACEMAKING CONFERENCE 2020

Anyone interested in peacemaking should be planning to go to the International Peacemaking Conference, to be held on August 5-7, 2020 at the home of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians in Manistee, Michigan, USA. A full range of topics will be available for this large, multi-track conference, with peacemakers from around North America. A steering committee for the agenda is almost completely formed already.

EVENT: Restorative Justice Centre Open House

Please join us for an open house for the Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Restorative Justice Centre. This event is open to everyone, celebrating their opening and inviting connections between First Nations citizens and others regarding Restorative and Indigenous Justice in Winnipeg and beyond.

EVENT: Peace Circle Facilitator Training

EVENT: Peace Circle Facilitator Training Advisory Committee members Mike Jackson and Cheryl Fairbanks are providing a training in peace circle facilitation at Yakutat, AK on August 8-9.  

PICTURES: IPI Reception in Denver, CO 2019

PICTURES: IPI Reception in Denver, CO 2019 In conjunction with the 7th National Association of Community and Restorative Justice Conference, where many IPI Advisory Committee members presented, the Advisory Committee was able to gather with allies and friends for a reception hosted by Casey Family Programs. We are grateful to and Dr. Brian Jarrett ((CSU-DH), Global Cyberconference on Dispute Resolution Director), Sonya Shah (Life Comes From It Grantmaking Circle), Belinda Dulin (Washtenaw County Peacemaking Court),… Read More »PICTURES: IPI Reception in Denver, CO 2019

EVENT: Michigan Judges Association Conference

EVENT: Michigan Judges Association Conference Advisory Committee members Judge Tim Connors and Chief Judge Michael Petoskey will present a plenary discussion on Peacemaking Courts at the Michigan Judges Association Annual Conference, August 18-20, 2019.

PHOTOS – Pokagon Peacemaking Training

PHOTOS – Pokagon Peacemaking Training Turtle Talk featured photos of IPI’s training last week at the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Dowagiac Michigan. IPI Advisory Committee Members pictured below are Brett Lee Shelton, Chief Judge Michael Petoskey, and Chief Justice Emeritus Robert Yazzie. Photo Credit: Turtle Talk by Matthew L.M. Fletcher  

WORKSHOP: “Cultural Intervention as Alternative Juvenile Justice and Prevention”

WORKSHOP: “Cultural Intervention as Alternative Juvenile Justice and Prevention” IPI will be at the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice conference in June.  This workshop will address the following objectives: Community-based circles with juvenile offenders can be used as a diversion for minor offenses, clearing their record and preventing a snowball effect of repeated offenses. Coordinated efforts within the community required to get started Which offenses, and sorts of offenders, are most suitable for such… Read More »WORKSHOP: “Cultural Intervention as Alternative Juvenile Justice and Prevention”

WORKSHOP: “Starting a Peacemaking Program: Cultural Recovery in Indigenous Communities”

WORKSHOP: “Starting a Peacemaking Program: Cultural Recovery in Indigenous Communities” IPI will be at the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice conference in June.  This workshop will address the following objectives: What planning and community organizing steps and approaches have worked to develop successful community-based peacemaking programs? Lessons learned from successful peacemaking program administration over time. Different methods and levels of complexity in integrating culturally relevant materials and structures. Workshop description: This workshop will provide… Read More »WORKSHOP: “Starting a Peacemaking Program: Cultural Recovery in Indigenous Communities”

WORKSHOP: “Incorporating Indigenous Conflict Prevention, Healing, and Harmony Models into Higher Education”

WORKSHOP: “Incorporating Indigenous Conflict Prevention, Healing, and Harmony Models into Higher Education” IPI will be at the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice conference in June.  This workshop will address the following objectives: Exposure to challenges in the overarching curriculum used to train practitioners. Ways to develop courses and training to expose others to actual practices, and the core values behind them, that have held communities together for thousands of years. Understanding Navajo and other tribal… Read More »WORKSHOP: “Incorporating Indigenous Conflict Prevention, Healing, and Harmony Models into Higher Education”

RETREAT: “Building A Path To Peace” July 7-14, 2019

RETREAT: “Building A Path To Peace” July 7-14, 2019 Rare, one-week transformative immersion peacemaking training, from innovators who sparked the peacemaking movement…. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Register by June 21, 2019, see flyer for details.

WORKSHOP: “Indigenous Dispute Systems Design (Indigenous Planning, Dispute Systems Design, and Field Theory)”

WORKSHOP: “Indigenous Dispute Systems Design (Indigenous Planning, Dispute Systems Design, and Field Theory)” IPI will be at the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice conference in June.  This workshop will address the following objectives: Introduction to the growing field of Indigenous Dispute Systems Design; Getting Community involved in systems design- how to, benefits, and required leadership; Anticipating and recognizing resistance to change; and Partnering with education systems and for youth-focused justice system design and re-entry… Read More »WORKSHOP: “Indigenous Dispute Systems Design (Indigenous Planning, Dispute Systems Design, and Field Theory)”

9th annual International Cyber-Conference on Dispute Resolution (April 10th)

9th annual International Cyber-Conference on Dispute Resolution (April 10th) You are invited  to our 9th annual International Cyber-Conference on Dispute Resolution, Wed. April 10, 2019 @ 12-2:30 pm (Pacific Coast Time). IPI advisors Polly Hyslop and Brett Lee Shelton will be presenting. Download the conference agenda. To register for the conference, go to the following zoom link:  https://csudh.zoom.us/webinar/register/08351eea11d2ca794ac87b605f06faf5 For nearly a decade, the International Cyber-Conference, starting in Alaska, has been a global dialogue between students,… Read More »9th annual International Cyber-Conference on Dispute Resolution (April 10th)

WORKSHOP: “Implementing Peacemaking Circles in Higher Education at Stanford University”

WORKSHOP: “Implementing Peacemaking Circles in Higher Education at Stanford University” IPI will be at the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice conference in June.  This workshop will address the following objectives: One cutting-edge model for teaching non-native college students several beneficial practices associated with indigenous peacemaking circles. Successful model to Integrate peace circles into college residential setting. This work is the continuation of work that happened when The Native American Cultural Center, Native American Studies… Read More »WORKSHOP: “Implementing Peacemaking Circles in Higher Education at Stanford University”