2 Nov 2010
New Heartspeak Video
Heartspeak Productions is pleased to announce a new (free) youtube video:
The focus of this presentation is to inform restorative justice practitioners of the impacts the industry’s activities are having (both positive and negative) on First Nations justice practice. Particular attention is given to the impact of state-centered standardization of restorative justice, and the industry’s appropriation of indigenous justice philosophies and practices on First Nations drive for jurisdictional autonomy.
Juan Marcellus Tauri is a Criminologist who specializes in state response to indigenous offending and critique of neo-colonial justice processes. He has researched and published on these issues, in particular on family group conferencing, evidence based policy and its impact of Maori policy and the standardization of restorative justice practice. Juan is a member of the Ngati Porou First Nation of the East Coast of New Zealand.
From the 2nd International Conference of Restorative Practices: Widening Our Lens, Connecting Our Practice May 31- June 5, 2009 held in Vancouver BC put on by Restorative Practices International (RPI) in partnership with the Centre for Restorative Justice (CFRJ), Simon Fraser University (SFU). Filmed and posted by Heartspeak Productions.- your community rj advocates