The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

70 results for ‘Race & Ethnicity’ found

Summary: This issue includes a message from both the President and Vice-President of the organization, letters from program co-ordinators with information regarding programs, a history of the N.B.O with... Read More

Summary: This issue includes a report on the Native Inmate Student Club and their First Annual Traditional Feast, Christmas greetings, and recognition of prisoners’ successful completion of programs... Read More

Summary: This issue includes updates on member milestones, a call to commemorate October 22nd as “Donald Marshall Jr. Day”  (1990), articles recounting a sacred circle feast, information about the... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter of appreciation to prison volunteers, solutions to the cafeteria’s food waste problem, an option piece of same sex relationships in prison and the request for couples... Read More

This issue discusses prisoner rehabilitation and access to constructive activities such as the prospective return of prison farms and the limited access prisoners have to current technology.  Some information... Read More

In addition to an editorial on freedom, this issue includes a message from the Chief of the Native Brotherhood, a profile of two Elders, an in-depth article on racism in the prison system, and a summary... Read More

This issue contains articles on rehabilitation and education centres for First Nations and Métis, and the consequences of cultural loss. Also addressed is the need for prisoner education, the idea for... Read More

This issue contains an editorial on the “me first” attitude of prisoners, an article on the cost of prohibiting substances, and pieces on Toastmasters, chiropractic, AA, and William Head’s... Read More

This issue includes commentaries on the treatment and adaptability of Indigenous peoples, perceptions of the world, the differences between generations, a reflection on fishing and how being in prison... Read More

This issue includes hand-written messages by prisoners of their thoughts on Prisoners’ Justice Day, an article about why organized crime prospers, a comment on the death of Edward Snowshoe, a critique... Read More

This issue discusses the need for personal interviews in Parole Board dealings with prisoners, urges an end to discrimination particularly based on skin colour and religious beliefs, and draws a correlation... Read More

The Justice Group

(Spring 1989) released from Stony Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes a reprint on child poverty, reprint from a booklet on women’s issues, excerpts from Beatrice Culleton’s book, a letter from the National Native Brotherhood, and the... 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

SUMMARY: This issue discusses the Canadian justice system budget, sports at Collins Bay, and the importance of prisoners being able to exercise. Additionally, the consequences for CSC should Quebec separate... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition of Inside the Bay discusses prisoners dying while incarcerated and the significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day. Additionally, the tension in the multicultural prison population,... Read More