TAJI Guidebook

Have you ever wondered how other tribes are responding to justice system challenges like substance abuse, juvenile offending, and domestic violence?

Are you curious to know if other tribes are implementing programs similar to yours?

Many tribes are working to address justice-related challenges in ways that are both effective and consistent with their tribe’s culture and traditions. This guidebook attempts to highlight some of the many tribal justice programs that embody this effort.

This guidebook focuses on 10 areas of justice system practice where tribal justice practitioners have responded to community problems using both innovative and traditional strategies. After describing each of the 10 topic areas and providing information about how to implement these strategies, the guidebook offers examples of programs and practices that tribes are currently using.