The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

134 results for ‘Aboriginal Prisoners’ found

  KEYWORDS: Native Sisterhood Conference, Earth Day, CSC Mission Statement, Freedom Farm  Read More

Tightwire

(March-April 1980) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue addresses prisoner and gender struggles. In regard to the former, the Leonard Peltier and Ivan Horat cases are given detailed consideration.  Sexism, in its many forms, is also discussed; articles... Read More

Tightwire

(Summer 1992) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue of Tightwire discusses the importance of Prisoner’s Justice Dya and the impact it has on current prisoners and the staff of prisons. Also discussed in this edition are the rumours about... Read More

Tightwire

(Spring 1992) released from Kingston Prison For Women

    KEYWORDS: Elizabeth Fry Society, Healing Lodge, TaskForce on Federally Sentenced Women, Community Release Centres, Cesare Lombroso, meditation, Frontier College Prison Literacy Initiative  Read More

Tightwire

(Fall/Winter 1992) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This addition of Tightwire comes during 500th anniversary of the day Columbus discovered America.  Because of this it is full of the struggles of Aboriginal people with discrimination within North American... Read More

Tightwire

(May-August 1978) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This issue discusses the influx of prisoners applying to see their files under the Canadian Human Rights Act, the history and public misunderstanding of the Doukhobors, the improvements to Millhaven’s... Read More

Tightwire

(Spring 1989) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This edition discusses media and prisoner views of P4W, human rights in Canada, and prisoner literacy. The inaccuracies of reports from the CSC, the costs of incarceration, and the ruling of a... Read More

Tightwire

(Fall 1990) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This issue discusses the injustices, conflict, and unrest at P4W. It details the problems women face in the Canadian justice system, the changes to the penal system proposed by the Task Force... Read More

Tightwire

(Fall 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS:  Law Reform Commission “Working Paper #1”,  Daubny Commission, New Women in Sobriety (NEWS), Brentwood Program  Read More

Tightwire

(Summer 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS:  circus boycott, Art Solomon, sexist language, Brentwood Program, Exceptional People’s Olympiad, Disabled Women’s International, “To a safer place”... Read More

      KEYWORDS:  convict wages, drug testing, behaviour alteration programs, Bill C-31, prison over-crowding conference  Read More

This issue contains articles discussing the death penalty, the struggles of a transexual person in prison, as well as proposed extensions to P4W.  Within these articles various topics ae covered such... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition discusses the widespread impact of “wife battering”, the lack of aboriginal rights in Canada, the importance of women and men from an aboriginal perspective, the lack of drugs... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue discusses colonization and its aftermath, the lack of post-secondary education available to federal prisoners, the controversy surrounding special handling units, and the lack of change... Read More

SUMMARY: This issues discusses the importance of prisoners answering their children’s’ questions about their incarceration, the types of crimes women commit, the factors that increase female criminality,... Read More