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Returning to the teachings : exploring Aboriginal justice / Rupert Ross.

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Location: Fennell STACKS KE7735 .R67 2006
Barcode: 30731101220295
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 0143055593
  • ISBN: 9780143055594
  • Physical Description: xix, 300 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Penguin, Canada, [2006]

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The movement towards teaching and healing -- Healing inside the whirlwind of sexual abuse -- Digging for the roots of the healing vision -- Towards a fluid reality -- Watch your language -- The first step to reconnection -- The healing path has potholes too! -- The whirlpool vision of crime -- At the crossroads: responding to the abuse of power in small communities -- Choosing the healing path -- Getting started on the healing path -- And finally ... the starting point.
Summary, etc.:
Relates moving past the pain and suffering that grip so many communities and into the exceptional promise of individual, family, and community healing that traditional teachings are now restoring to Aboriginal Canada. Gives an insight into unique and puzzling ways concerning ancient visions of Creation and our role with it. From publisher description.
Subject: Restorative justice > Canada.
Community-based corrections > Canada.
Criminal justice, Administration of > Canada.
Native peoples > Canada.
Native peoples > Canada > Social life and customs.
Justice réparatrice > Canada.
Autochtones > Canada.
Services correctionnels communautaires > Canada.
Autochtones > Canada > Moeurs et coutumes.
Justice pénale > Administration > Canada.
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