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Human trafficking and prostitution both are prevalent in Native American communities. In Minnesota women are being taken away from their reservations and forced into a life of prostitution. In delving into the human trafficking epidemic of Minnesota, the effects on the victims of these crimes are documented, discovering the women's likelihood developing PTSD and other physical or mental ailments, as well as the criminal justice system's poor response to these crimes.
Sex Workers, Native American Communities, Human Trafficking
Social and Cultural Anthropology
Thomalla, Katja, "Human Trafficking in Native American Communities" (2020). CHP 218 Exploring North American Indian Societies. 1.