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.

September 26, 2017

Synopsis: "NCJTC - Human Trafficking: Inside the Survivor's Mind | | Nov 15, 2017 Explain the definition of sex trafficking and describe why this is a serious problem that needs our attention. Demonstrate why victims are not often identified as we look at a survivor’s...

August 16, 2017


Date: Thursday August 17th, 2017 

Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm (CST)

This webinar will address the unique ways that trafficking impacts Native communities in the United States.  Specific topics will include the history of trafficking, trafficking in urban vs. reservat...

July 26, 2017

Synopsis: The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report on human trafficking cases involving Native Americans or occurring in Indian Country.

" Why GAO Did This Study Human trafficking—the exploitation of a person typically through force, fraud, or co...

July 20, 2017

Synopsis:  Oversight Hearing on “The GAO Reports on Human Trafficking of American Indian and Alaska Natives in the United States.”

Hearings Date: 07/26/2017 02:30 PM

Location: Dirksen 628

Type: Oversight Hearing

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June 15, 2017

Synopsis: The National Criminal Justice Training Center has announced several training opportunities related to addressing child sex trafficking in tribal communities. Most training opportunities listed are free and conducted across several states.

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March 24, 2017


National Criminal Justice Training Center Webinar - Best Practices in Communicating with Survivors of Sex Trafficking 

Mar 28, 2017

 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Provides an overview of trauma-informed techniques for communicating with victims and survivors of sex traff...

January 24, 2017

Synopsis: The Capacity Building Center for States (Center for States) has created resources to help child welfare professionals support minors who have been trafficked or minors at risk of being exploited and meet the requirements of P.L. 113–183.

For more information,...

January 23, 2017

Synopsis: Child Welfare and Human Trafficking is an issue brief that addresses the challenges of identifying victims, collecting and cross-referencing data, and deciding on common definitions. It provides a broad overview of the crossover between the child welfare fiel...

September 20, 2016

TLPI is having an urban Indian focus group in Phoenix to gather input for the Tribal Resource Mapping Project

Date: October 10, 2016
Location:  Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
                  111 E. Taylor Street...