Friday, November 30 | 6 PM | FREE
This special screening is in observance of Native American Heritage Month, and is presented with the Shinnecock Indian Nation. The film will be followed by a panel discussion.
(2017 • Documentary • 87 min.)
Tribal Justice is a film by Anne Makepeace, a co-production of Makepeace Productions, Vision Maker Media, and American Documentary/POV.
In Tribal Justice, two Native American judges reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities, and create a more positive future for their youth. By addressing the root causes of crime, they are providing models of restorative justice that are working. Mainstream courts across the country are taking notice.
For more information, visit www.MakepeaceProductions.com.
Post-Screening panelists include Shinnecock Members Kelly Dennis, Esq. and Tela Trodge, Esq., licensed social worker and Shinnecock Member Aiyana Smith, Attorney and Tribal Justice consultant Jenny Walter, Esq., and Shinnecock Member and cultural consultant Shane Weeks.
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