“Freedom to manifest one’s religion or beliefs may be subject only to such limitations as are prescribed by law and are necessary to protect public safety, order, health, or morals or the fundamental rights and freedoms of others. . . . [P]risoners continue to enjoy their rights to manifest their religion or belief to the fullest extent compatible with the specific nature of the constraint.”

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, as ratified by the United States in 1992

Information

Joint Submission – American Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Rights – Report to United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (In Re: United States’ Combined 7th, 8th and 9th Periodic Reports), July 2014

To Geneva With Love: Native Prisoners’ Religious Rights Movement Goes Global,” May 2014

Joint Submission – Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Freedoms in the United States- Report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (109th Session)
September 3, 2013

2013 DOC Pow wow Schedule
July 25th, 2013

National Congress of American Indians Resolution #REN-13-005, “Ensuring the Protection of Native Prisoners’ Inherent Rights to Practice their Traditional Religions
June 24th-27th, 2013

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Resolution #13-63, “Ensuring the Protection of American Indigenous Prisoners’ Inherent Rights to Practice Traditional Indian Religion
May 13th-16th, 2013

Huy Letter to UN Special Rapporteur James Anaya re: Indian Prisoner Religious Freedom (blog post)
Turtle Talk, April 22nd, 2013

Huy-State of Washington Department of Corrections Funding Agreement
April 1st, 2013

Remedial Order re: South Dakota Prison Ban on Tobacco (blog post)
Turtle Talk, January 28th, 2013

Opening Briefs in Chance v. Texas — American Indian Prisoner Case under RLUIPA (blog post)
Turtle Talk, January 23rd, 2013

“Native American Prisoners Obtain Religious Freedom” (legal article)
Bar Bulletin, July 2012

Materials on Prison Inmate Religious Freedom Issues (blog post)
Turtle Talk, September 10th, 2010