Chapter 12 CORR 106
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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3: Chapter 12- Native Americans and Criminal Justice Wednesday, April 20, 2016 5:01 PM Notes off PowerPoint: Demographics 1% of total US population 11 reservations in MN o 11 tribal nations/governments Over-represented as offenders and as victims o More than 1% Lack of resources, services, and personnel o Underrepresented o Policy maker I.C.W.A(indian child welfare act) Legislated in 1978 because so many native american kids in care Occurs/ is allowed when an Indian child who is a member of or eligible for membership in a federally recognized tribe 100% trumps american court Need to be placed in a native american home (with same heritage) Tribal lawyers and judges video History Colonization o Initially peaceful Marginalization o Separating groups, one better and one worse o Criminogenic factors start to increase while culture decreases Urbanization o Dispersed NA groups Cultural revitalization Self-determination o Tribes trying to regain rights Today Offenders o Higher arrest rates than whites o Lower arrest rates than african americans o Some pattern of discrimination in sentencing/served time o 33% of state female prisoners o 32% of NA kids live in poverty Victims o Individual and as nations As a group they are pushed out and have culture diminished o Laws/justice system wasn't recognized by colonial government o Much higher rate of homicide/violent crime o Tribal police can only arrest tribal members and other NA