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.

February 29, 2016

Synopsis: The Tribal Law and Policy Institute has released a powerpoint on tribal sex trafficking code development from their Violence Against Indian Women training in Santa Monica, CA.


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February 24, 2016

Synopsis: A discussion of recent national legislation efforts addressing sexual assault.


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February 23, 2016

Synopsis: HHS and HUD National Joint Listening Session on the Intersection of Human Trafficking and Housing and Services for Survivors - February 24, 2016 - 3 PM ESTThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Deve...

Synopsis: Article addressing sex trafficking and its impact on Native children in South Dakota from a Congressional perspective.


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"In 2010, large deposits of oil and natural gas were found in the Bakken shale formation, much of which is encompassed by the Fort Berthold Indian reservation, home to the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation (“MHA Nation” or “Three Affiliat...

February 3, 2016

The Victim Services Directory has been updated with new resource pages for Maine and New Mexico. Please take a look and share the news.


Click here to access the Maine resources.


Click here to access the New Mexico resources.