Indigenous Sources on Justice

"The Differences in Justice," Zumila Wobaga / Charmaine White Face on first nations.org
"Living Justice: An Indigenous Perspective," Waŋbli Wapȟáha Hokšila / Dr. Edward Charles Valandra on first nations.org

Published in the Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 88, No. 5, November, 1944

[The material] comes from but two of the three cultural groups of the Dakotas, Yankton and Teton. I have still to get it from the third group, the Eastern Dakota or Santee. . . .  I find three distinct methods of dealing with murderers.  . . .

Issued by AIM (American Indian Movement), a twenty-point position paper, issued in conjunction with their march to Washington, D.C. in 1972, that established an agenda for the Native American rights struggle in the years to come.

1. Restoration of Constitutional Treaty MakingAuthority  –  2. Establishment of Treaty Commission to Make New Treaties  –  3. An Address to the American People and Joint Sessions of Congress . . .

Press release issued by the 1894 Sioux Nation Treaty Council, March 18, 2022

On March 20, 2022, a joint Declaration by a Western Hemisphere Alliance of Original Nations of Indigenous Peoples that includes the 1894 Sioux Nation Treaty Council, the Western Shoshone Defense Project, the Consejo de Todas las Tierras Mapuche, and Tonatierra will be submitted to the United Nations (UN). On that sacred day, also known as the Spring Equinox, prayers and ceremonies will be conducted in North, Central, and South America by surviving Indigenous Nations and Peoples. . . .