Jack McNeel
6/13/14
Washington State prisons hold tribal members or descendents from 230 tribal nations. Approximately 900 inmates are housed in the 12 facilities across the state...
Stephanie Woodard
12/20/13
A new legal paper on racial disparities in juvenile justice is laced with searing narratives of wrongs suffered by Native schoolchildren on Montana’s remote and windswept reservati...
ICTMN Staff
4/30/12
The Navajo Nation is accepting applications for correctional officers at three new jail facilities currently under construction on the reservation, reported the Navajo Times ...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
2/8/12
The Osoyoos Indian Band is about to be home to British Columbia’s newest provincial prison...
Terri Hansen
12/2/11
Ask Myrna Taylor Crazy Bull what it’s like to come back home after being surrounded 24 hours a day by barbed wire and steel bars, and like many of Oregon’s other Native women priso...
ICTMN Staff
8/18/11
The 23-year-long human-rights case of a former Ontario corrections officer has been settled not only with damages for the plaintiff but also a three-year initiative launched by the...
Gabriel S. Galanda

In early 2010, the Washington State Department of Corrections stripped the American Indian men and women incarcerated in its twelve prisons of virtually everything that makes them tribal. Agency religious practices policies were changed, ostensibly to help balance the state’s budget....

6/30/11
ICTMN Staff
1/23/11
As many as 70 percent of convicts serving jail time in Canada are aboriginal, even though they comprise just 12 percent of the population, the Toronto Sun reported ...