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Call # E98.C87 N37 1996
Title Native Americans, crime, and justice / edited by Marianne O. Nielsen and Robert A. Silverman
Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996
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Descript. xiii, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-319)
Subject Indians of North America -- Social conditions
Crime -- United States
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States
Alt Author Nielsen, Marianne O
Silverman, Robert A., 1943-
OCLC # 34798095
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Robert Yazzie 
 Preface and Acknowledgments 
1Yearning to Breathe Free: Urban Indians Long for Lives Left Behind / N. R. Kleinfield2
2Urban Refuge / Tina Griego6
3Contextualization for Native American Crime and Criminal Justice Involvement / Marianne O. Nielsen10
4Justice and Native Peoples / James Dumont20
5Conflicting Cultures: Casino Growth Reveals Differences Between Indian Law, State Law / Federico Martinez36
6Self-Determination and American Indian Justice: Tribal Versus Federal Jurisdiction on Indian Lands / Zoann K. Snyder-Joy38
7Traditional Approaches to Tribal Justice: History and Current Practice / Troy L. Armstrong, Michael H. Guilfoyle, Ada Pecos Melton46
8Tribes Find Solution to Child Abuse Law Gap / Julie DelCour54
9More Indian Kids Joining Gangs56
10Patterns of Native American Crime / Robert A. Silverman58
11Native American Delinquency: An Overview of Prevalence, Causes, and Correlates / Troy L. Armstrong, Michael H. Guilfoyle, Ada Pecos Melton75
12Trends in Indian Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Use / Fred Beauvais89
13Hazho's Sokee' - Stay Together Nicely: Domestic Violence Under Navajo Common Law / James Zion, Elsie B. Zion96
14The Oneida Tribal Police: Politics and Law Enforcement / Edward C. Byrne114
15Taking Control: Native Self-Government and Native Policing / Douglas M. Skoog118
16Policing the Last Frontier / Otwin Marenin132
17Aboriginal Justice Cited as Way to Combat Crime: Incarceration Expensive System That Is Not Working, Judge Says / Peter Moon146
18Who's the Law of the Land? / Joan Abrams148
19Navajo Project Links Culture to Legal Realm / Alisa Wabnik150
20Leaving Our White Eyes Behind: The Sentencing of Native Accused / Rupert Ross152
21The Process of Decision Making in Tribal Courts / Tom Tso170
22Hozhooji Naat'aanii: The Navajo Justice and Harmony Ceremony / Philmer Bluehouse, James Zion181
23Banished Teens Sent to Prison192
24Peltier's 3rd Try for New Trial Rejected: Court Rules Prosecution Was Legitimate / Duchesne Paul Drew194
25Discriminatory Imposition of the Law: Does It Affect Sentencing Outcomes for American Indians? / Ronet Bachman, Alexander Alvarez, Craig Perkins197
26"I Fought the Law and the Law Won" / C. Hutton, F. Pommersheim, S. Feimer209
27Sweating It Out: Religious Ritual Helps Inmates Pass Time / Juan Espinosa222
28American Indians in Prison / E. Grobsmith224
29Discrimination Revisited / T. Bynum, R. Paternoster228
30Aboriginal Spirituality in Corrections / J. B. Waldram239
31Counselling Judged to Give Natives a Fairer Shake / Mike Sadava256
32Brothers Hold Court for Troubled Natives / Mike Sadava259
33Finding the Ways of the Ancestors / E. J. Dickson-Gilmore261
34The Nechi Institute on Alcohol and Drug Education / Maggie Hodgson271
35The Future for Native American Prisoners / E. Grobsmith278
36A Justice System Develops, Based on Tribal Law / Hilary Waldman288
37Major Issues in Native American Involvement in the Criminal Justice System / Marianne O. Nielsen293
 About the Book and Editors320
 About the Contributors321