Mary Annette Pember
11/30/15
My Sister Friend’s House —Mita Maske Ti Ki, in the Lakota language—has sheltered Native and non-Native victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking since 2000...
Mary Annette Pember
10/5/15
The air in the worn hotel-conference-room-turned-dressing-room was electric with a sweaty mixture of fear, hope and anticipation...
Mary Annette Pember
8/31/15
Advocates for indigenous women are outraged by what they call Amnesty International’s betrayal of those caught in the murky world of sex trafficking...
Mary Annette Pember
8/10/15
I had my first pelvic exam at age 13 in a juvenile detention center. It was a frightening, humiliating experience...
Alex Jacobs
7/18/15

Modern day slavery exists every day, everywhere all over in the world. You may hear that there are more people in slavery, as sex workers and forced labor bondage, than at any time in history....

Victoria Sweet
5/24/15
Although attention to human trafficking has grown in the last few years, trafficking is not a modern crime...
Blurred City
Mary Annette Pember
11/6/14
The business of sex trafficking young girls is a highly organized criminal enterprise in which brutality and cruelty are tools of the trade...
Blurred City
Mary Annette Pember
11/4/14
Seventy-five percent of juvenile sex trafficking cases in Minneapolis in 2013 involved Native American victims even though Native people make up just 2 percent of the city’s popula...
ICTMN Staff
9/7/14
They jingle dance, gaze innocently into the camera and then … the hushed whispering starts. “Whatever happened to Margaret?...
Suzette Brewer
9/3/14
As the trafficking of Native women and girls becomes more prevalent in an expanding radius around the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota, politicians and indigenous leaders are seek...

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