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Peacekeeping circles can reform punitive system, Pranis says

Peacekeeping circles can reform punitive system, Pranis says

In her search to address the problems currently facing the United States’ justice system, Kay Pranis found answers in a tradition dating back thousands of years.

Peacekeeping circles, in which participants sit in a circle and pass around a talking piece, have their origins in the native peoples of North America. Whoever holds the piece has permission to speak, so all voices are heard.