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ARCITO TO Provide TRAINING to Staff at Marianna Federal Prison Nov 22 2017

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on November 22, 2017 at 7:55 AM


At the invitation of Lt. Hobbs of the Marianna Federal Prison at 3265 FCI Rd in Marianna, ARCITO will be providing a training sessions for facility staff on "Native Americans and Incarceration". The lecture will cover:

NATIVE AMERICAN INCARCERATION: TALKING POINTS

22nd of November 11:00 am Presentation Marianna C.I.

  1. Complexities of native identity; internally and externally (while incarcerated)

  2. Cultural diversity within contemporary Native American identities (in the south and nationally)

    -Lumbee

    -“Cherokee”

    -Seminole/Miccosukee

    -western populations

     

  3. Legal, social, and cultural realities of native life

    -Blood quantum and CDIB

    -Non-federally recognized tribes

    -Role of powwow, long hair, tattoos, and traditional jewelry

     

  4. Native American vs American Indian; not synonymous terms

     

  5. Traditional perspectives on spirituality

    -Indian boarding school experience

    -Sweat lodge, sage, and headbands

     

  6. Substance abuse in native life

     

  7. “Rez”, “rural” and “city” postures towards secular authority and identity

     

  8. Questions

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