Iola Johnston explains intersection of colonization, victimization, and criminality

Trigger Warning: This story includes references to domestic violence. Iola “Sissy” Johnston is a Chippewa Cree woman incarcerated at Montana Women’s Prison. She recently sat down with the Montana Innocence Project to share her story and speak about an important unjust conviction issue behind the disproportionate incarceration of Indigenous women in Montana: criminalizing survival.  Sissy’s … Continue reading Iola Johnston explains intersection of colonization, victimization, and criminality