Manual of Native American Religious Practices in Secure Confinement
| Cataloged on:
Oct. 31, 2006
ANNOTATION: This manual provides basic information and guidance about the religious practices of Native American Indians in secure confinement. Background information on Native American offenders, historical factors, and the role of religion in rehabilitation is discussed. The manual then reviews religious objects, ceremonial purposes, cultural aspects and spiritual beliefs. It also discusses suicide prevention and provides recommended correctional policies and procedures for working with the Native American inmate.