FILM SCREENING: A ONCE A FUTURE PEACE

by mhassell |

There are better alternatives and stronger working models to a punitive justice system for youth. This important film asks you to consider a healthier way to treat youthful offenders, one rooted in love. Returning to Inland T’lingit Nation, to a moment in history when Harold Gatensby (Dahka T’lingit) and Judge Barry Stuart subvert the colonial structure of juvenile court by re-implementing the longstanding T’lingit tradition of peace circles, which are practiced by many Indigenous nations as a restorative measure.

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Programming made possible by Hot Docs. Film screening sponsored by Jarislowsky Fraser Global Investment Management.