419-3 Indigenous Peoples, Crime, and Criminal Justice

An in-depth examination of indigenous peoples and the criminal justice system. Historical and contemporary consideration of indigenous-white contact. Indigenous conflict with the law and involvement in the criminal justice system. Crime and the delivery of criminal justice services in the Canadian north, including the role of the RCMP and the activities of the circuit criminal court. Examination of federal and provincial policies designed to reduce over-representation of indigenous peoples in the criminal justice system. The creation of indigenous-controlled programs and criminal justice structures to reduce indigenous conflict with the law. Comparative study of other jurisdictions including Greenland, the United States and Australia. (Seminar)

Burnaby, British Columbia

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Simon Fraser University Center for Restorative Justice

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