The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

134 results for ‘Aboriginal Prisoners’ found

Tarpaper

(June 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

SUMMARY: This issue opens with a transcript of the Correctional Services Deputy Commissioner of Communications, John Braithwaite’s, speech from the March 1980 conference on “Managing the Criminal Justice... Read More

This newsletter is produced by the Native Brotherhood group and focuses on how traditional knowledge helps First Nations people to survive prison and become connected to their cultural practices.  This... Read More

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This issue contains copies of government documentation concerning amendments to the Parole Act, Penitentiary Act, and Prisons and Reformatories Act. Millhaven’s newly formed chapter of the John Howard... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue addresses the possibility of creating a separate aboriginal justice system, the reality of mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences, and the ways that prisoners can access government... Read More

Avatar – August 1974

(August 1974) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue of Avatar outlines procedures for prisoners to file grievances, and also a description of a Pow-wow. KEYWORDS:  Native Brotherhood, Commissioner’s Directive No. 231, Alcoholics Anonymous Coded... Read More

Cemetery Road – August 1985

(August 1985) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This edition features articles from mainstream media outlets discussing prejudicial treatment of ‘ex-cons’, proposed changes to the mandatory supervision program, privatization of catering... Read More

Cemetery Road – Spring 1985

(Spring 1985) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue grapples with the ideas that prison sentencing should become more standardised, that the reinstatement of the death penalty might become public desire, and that drug addicts should... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue addresses the possibility of creating a separate aboriginal justice system, the reality of mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences, and the ways that prisoners can access government... Read More

This issue includes an editorial about problems with mandatory supervision, and articles regarding “justified” homicide and lack of empathy for a dying prisoner. KEYWORDS:  Native Brotherhood,... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with the prison psychologist, explains the purpose of Operation Springboard, and describes the “rehabilitative-therapeutic” community of Warkworth... Read More

This issue contains a critique of guards asking for return of corporal and capital punishment, a reprint from the Globe & Mail about prison atrocities (particularly at Kingston), and the development... Read More

This short issue of The Outlook includes a spotlight on the prison library and a call for support in establishing a First Nations halfway house in Kingston. KEYWORDS: Community Parole Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue contains a piece on how change can be frightening, lists important political publications submitted to the Native Brotherhood, and includes an introduction to Community Parole. KEYWORDS: Living... Read More

SUMMARY: This first edition from Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge on Nikaneet First Nation land emphasizes the significance of relationships, especially with Elders, and connection to culture in the holistic... Read More