Indigenous Offender Reconciliation
The Indigenous Offender Reconciliation Program at Stan Daniels Healing Centre and Buffalo Sage Wellness House facilitates the reintegration of offenders to Indigenous communities through a reconciliation circle process.
The program is for both urban and rural communities and offenders from both of NCSA’s male and female correctional facilities.
Calgary (403) 237-7850
Edmonton (780) 495-3748
Healing the individual. Healing the community.
The Indigenous Offender Reconciliation Program aims to:
- Educate communities on the impacts of historic trauma
- Engage community Elders in the circle process
- Give voice to community concerns
- Provide an opportunity for community members to speak to the impact of an offender’s crime(s)
- Provide an opportunity for offender accountability
- Provide an opportunity for the offender to earn acceptance back into the community
- Engage community Elders in the offenders cultural and ceremonial practices
The Indigenous Offender Reconciliation Program:
- Helps rebuild damaged relationships
- Creates opportunity for a stable transition to the community
- Provides a forum for the offender to express healing work being done
- Individuals may withdraw from the process at any time.