Lessons from a Tribal Prosecutor
Resource Type: Video or Multimedia
Focus Population: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), People who have experienced Trauma, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Culturally Specific Strengths and Resilience
TaNeel Filesteel, a Tribal Prosecutor for the Fort Belknap Tribal Government, asks us to challenge the definition and practice of American justice within our tribal criminal justice systems. She weaves poetry and storytelling into a powerful talk on healing intergenerational trauma, strengthening tribal sovereignty, and the transformation of education within Indian Country. TaNeel Filesteel is a citizen of the Aaniih and Nakoda Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and Apsaalooke of the Crow Nation in Montana.