The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

158 results for ‘Aboriginal Prisoners’ found

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(1986) released from Kent Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes a history of Prisoners’ Justice Day, messages from Claire Culhane, the implications of new legislation regarding parole, the request that prison administrators understand... Read More

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(February 1996) released from Collins Bay Institution

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

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(June 1976) released from Mountain Institution

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

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(1982) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes the request for volunteers in the John Howard Society’s Women’s Group, the need for revitalization in the John Howard Society, the issue of Aboriginal prisoners’ ability... Read More

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(1981) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter features several articles discussing mandatory supervision and its abolishment, the sentencing of young offenders, the lack of programs available, society’s main concerns regarding... Read More

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(1995) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue contains a piece on the effects of overcrowding, an article arguing that past trauma does not excuse criminal acts, inflated crime statistics, the visitation process and the effects... Read More

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(1984) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an editorial on the police state, one prisoner’s experiences in prison, the addition of solar panels to the prison, an article detailing the potential innocence of an Indigenous... Read More

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(January 1976) released from Warkworth Institution

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

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(November 1975) released from Warkworth Institution

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

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(April 1973) released from Warkworth Institution

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

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(February 1973) released from Warkworth Institution

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

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(March 1998) released from Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge

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

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(May 1987) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: The newsletter features reignited debate over the death penalty, reprinted extensive parole statistics, public perception of prisoners serving life sentences, and demographic information for homicide... Read More

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(Sep/Oct 1983) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter from the editor on rehabilitation, suggested solutions to the issue of overcrowding, bias against prisoner testimony in court, Inmate Committee meeting minutes, a... Read More

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(Nov/Dec 1988) released from Millhaven Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter features an article on respect, issues with voter registration, news from the library, football and hockey recaps, and a retelling of colonization. Also included are reprinted... Read More