Sex Trafficking in Indian Country Update


A project blog dedicated to providing a central location for the latest media, news articles, training information, funding and policy updates related to sex trafficking in Indian country.

Tribal Law and Policy Institute launched Indian Country COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources Page

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) has launched an Indian Country COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources Page with links to information and resources concerning relevant tribal, federal, and state issues, initiatives, and resources for effectively addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. This site is designed as a clearinghouse of relevant resources across a broad range of topic areas in pursuit of TLPI’s vision to empower Native communities to create and control their own institutions for the benefit of all community members, now, and for future generations. The Tribal Law and Policy Institute would like to thank all of the organizations and agenc

FY 2020 Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Program

FY 2020 Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Program The purpose of this solicitation is to select a set of coordinated training and technical assistance (TTA) providers to deliver a wide range of TTA services to local, state, and tribal jurisdictions, service providers receiving funding under the Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking Program and others as identified by OJP. This training and technical assistance program will support jurisdictions to: Investigate and prosecute acts of severe forms of trafficking in persons and related offenses that occur, in whole or in part, within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States. Train la

National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NAMUS) AIAN Case Statistics

We are excited to announce that the monthly American Indian and Alaska Native missing, unidentified, and unclaimed person cases from the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) are available at The NamUs Support for Missing Indigenous Person Cases webpage will be updated monthly, so we will no longer be sending out monthly emails. Trend data of AI/AN MP cases that were published on the first of the month is provided below (for example, April 1st at 10 AM CDT). Please keep in mind that NamUs is an operational database. The data displayed below reflect a snapshot in time. These data do not show unpublished cases that

Conferencing for Advocacy Programs

Conferencing Options for Advocacy Programs during COVID-19 Pandemic Technology Safety and Responsibility The following is a list of tools that programs could consider for communicating with survivors remotely, that meet current best practice standards. Two key factors to consider in any tool are: Encryption options where the tech company itself cannot see the content of the files because they do not hold the encryption key – only you do User access options that allow you to control user-by-user access to the content. While we do not endorse these tools, they are well-suited to protect privacy as they are currently set up Resource Connect: instant messaging for staff and volunteers Gruveo: Vi

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