Category Archives: Human Trafficking

Vice: “Native American Women Are Being Sold into the Sex Trade on Ships Along Lake Superior”

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CSKT 2018 Indian Child Welfare Legal Summit, September 12-13

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes’2018 Indian Child Welfare Legal Summit The Montana Court Improvement Program, in conjuction with CSKT, would like to invite you to this interactive training designed to improve legal knowledge, skills, and practices in relation to Indian Child Welfare.  … Continue reading

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End Trafficking of Native Americans Act

Press release here Full text of the bill End Trafficking of Native Americans Act of 2018 U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today introduced the End Trafficking of Native Americans … Continue reading

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Review of The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

My review of Andrés Reséndez’s The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America is up on JOTWELL: Equality. I highly recommend the book. It’s a dense and emotionally difficult read but well worth it for the knowledge … Continue reading

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Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Toward Empowerment – Event

Link to the announcement here TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER: Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Towards Empowerment SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:30 a.m. Salvation Army 221 E 52nd St. (Downstairs Room) New York, NY 10022 … Continue reading

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New Website – Sex Trafficking Resources for Tribal Coalitions

A new website is now available with the express purpose of providing sex trafficking information and resources for tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions. The link to the site is here. From the site: This website was created to … Continue reading

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Opening Session of the UCLA Law Review Symposium, Examining the Roots of Human Trafficking and Exploitation

For the first time at a conference that doesn’t focus only on Indigenous issues, the Indigenous panel went first. The opening session was titled The Roots of Violence: Indigenous Perspectives on Trafficking, Exploitation & Law Pictured: Julian Aguon, Christine Stark, … Continue reading

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Profile of Human Sex Trafficking in Bakken

Here is “Sex for sale in the Bakken: Trafficking in North Dakota is on the rise, and often the victims can’t escape.” H/t Pechanga.

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NCJFCJ 77th Annual Conference, July 13-16, 2014

Join us in Chicago, Illinois for this year’s 77th Annual Conference featuring a wide range of juvenile and family law topics including child abuse and neglect, trauma, custody and visitation, judicial leadership, juvenile justice, sex trafficking of minors, family violence, drug courts, … Continue reading

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ILPC Victoria Sweet on The Human Trafficking of Indigenous Women in the Circumpolar Region of the United States and Canada

Our own Victoria Sweet has posted her newest paper, “Rising Waters, Rising Threats: The Human Trafficking of Indigenous Women in the Circumpolar Region of the United States and Canada.” Here is the abstract: Among indigenous people around the world, human … Continue reading

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