Native women and girls are disproportionately likely to become victims of sex trafficking.
The Trump administration wants to set new barriers for migrants seeking asylum at the southern border.
Cindy McCain has made unsubstantiated claims about children being trafficked in Indian Country.
Cyntoia Brown is finally going free after spending half of her life behind bars.
Cyntoia Brown has spent half of her life in prison for killing a man when she was 16 years old.
Efforts continue in the nation's capital to raise awareness of the large numbers of Native women and girls who go missing and murdered every year.
'The U.S. government has forgotten about us for centuries. We are always last.'
Thanks to bipartisan support from lawmakers, bills to improve public safety in Indian Country are advancing in Congress despite limited commitments from the Trump administration.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota) is seeking to bring justice to missing and murdered Native women with a new bill named in honor of a citizen of the Spirit Lake Nation who was brutally killed.
The Trump administration announced another round of Indian Country initiatives after facing criticism on Capitol Hill about its commitments to the first Americans.
The Department of Justice continues to resist calls to collect more data on trafficking of Native Americans despite pressure from advocates for Native women and key members of Congress.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is bringing in a high-profile witness as it looks into trafficking of Native Americans.
The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act has bipartisan support but is facing opposition from free speech advocates and the tech industry.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing on September 27 to focus on human trafficking of Native Americans.
Partisan bickering has once again derailed the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Seattle Indian Center’s new Project Beacon is a three-year program serving Native victims of commercial sex exploitation and sex trafficking.
Of the four federal agencies that investigate or prosecute human trafficking, three aren't required to confirm whether a victim is Native American.
Thousands of indigenous children in Paraguay are falling victim to a centuries-old system of forced labor.
FBI Director James Comey admitted last October that he hadn't visited a tribe in the Great Plains since taking office in September 2013.
In 2013 alone, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops received over $73 million in federal funding and contracts.
Independent journalist Mary Annette Pember wraps up her series into sex trafficking in Indian Country with a visit to the Great Plains.
During ICTMN’s search for effective solutions to the problems of rehabilitation of sex trafficking survivors in Indian country, the most immediate dilemma faced by most women was finding a safe place to stay, or a place that would have them without placing potentially onerous demands on their psychological state.
Sex trafficking survivors are not picture-perfect victims and that simple fact creates extraordinary obstacles to rehabilitation and sobriety.
Human trafficking is a real problem in South Dakota and Native American women are some of the most vulnerable.
The 21-minute documentary 'Chosen' was featured at a Community Awareness Night event sponsored by the South Dakota West River Human Trafficking Task Force.
According to the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, pimps have been known to lure Native girls away from rural reservations into prostitution with promises of modeling or dancing jobs in cities.
Advocates became alarmed after seeing teenage girls being forced to engage in the sex trade on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota.
Indigenous people survived slavery on this continent and it is part of our Historical Trauma yet it continues around the world as the seamy underbelly of Corporate Globalization.
The West Segment Regulatory Commission intends to conduct background checks and drug testing of energy company employees.
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) held a listening session on Thursday to discuss human trafficking in Indian Country.
Two tribes and one Native organization were among the seven grantees in Montana and North Dakota.
The public is invited to the session, which takes place at the Fort Peck Community College in Montana.