Making Peace, the Navajo Way

May 15th, 1996 | By | Category: 8-1: Governance, Features
By Sharon Witmer

The peacemaker resolution process was locked away in memory for many years. Then, during a legal proceeding, an elder mentioned, “we used to do it this way … ” The tribal court justices, sensitive to the shortcomings of the imposed European system, decided to incorporate the old peacemaker way into the tribal court system. It was re-instituted in 1982. TCJ PAID CONTENT


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