Other Resources

Other Resources

A number of Additional Tribal Training and Technical Assistance resources can be found at

The AMBER Advocate 2016-2017

Resources and Reports

Incidence of Identified Sex Trafficking Victims in Arizona: 2015 and 2016 (2017 Report)

The purpose of this study is to create a community driven incidence number of sex trafficking victims upon which the Arizona anti-sex trafficking community can build response services. This incidence number was developed by active participation from 36 Arizona-based organization to be used as a benchmark to track changes over time in Arizona.

Six Year Analysis of Sex Trafficking of Minors (2017)

Sex trafficking is a pervasive national problem in the United States. Media reports indicate that sex trafficking occurs in both rural and urban areas with victims who are children and adults, of any gender, race, and sexual orientation. This study uses a systematic search method to determine the incidence of arrests for sex trafficking of a minor in the United States from 2010 to 2015.

Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota

Since Native women are at exceptionally high risk for poverty, homelessness, and sexual violence which are elements in the trafficking of women, and because the needs of Native women are generally not being met, and because prostituted women are at extremely high risk for violence and emotional trauma, our goal was to assess the life circumstances of Native women in prostitution in Minnesota, a group of women not previously studied in research such as this. We assessed their needs and the extent to which those needs are or are not being met.


Tribal Issues Advisory Group

This is an important announcement about The Tribal Issues Advisory Group and a couple of charges that go along with it. Learn how this group can help you in your federal sentencing issues.

Protecting Tribal Youth From Abduction

Today, tribal youth face some of the biggest threats to their health, wellness, and safety. These threats could further lead to children going missing or child abduction. Becoming more aware of the signs tribal youth might exhibit when they need help could greatly help diminish these threats.

Open the Tribal Jurisdictional Issues Chart

Tribal Jurisdiction Chart

This is a quick chart that covers common jurisdictional issues dealing with trafficking and exploitation in tribal communities. It is not intended to be a comprehensive resource, but rather a quick guide.


Parents Guide on Sex Trafficking and Exploitation

Many parents have a limited understanding of the issue of sex trafficking and sexual exploitation and how it might show up within your family. This guide may help navigate this difficult but important issue.

GAO Highlights - Human Trafficking

Highlights of the United States Goverment Accountability Office Report to Congressional Requesters. This July 2017 report includes information on cases in Indian Country that involved Native Americans.

Protecting At-Risk Tribal Youth Pocket Guide

This booklet is designed to help tribal communities determine when a child is at risk for developing problem behaviors or being victimized. Inside, you will find descriptions and ways to identify six key issues that pose the biggest threat to tribal youth today.


Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive (Executive Summary)

Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence: Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive (Executive Summary): Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive (Executive Summary)

Build the skills to support tribal youth

From our OJJDP Tribal Youth Partners, Kognito’s online role-play simulations offer another innovative resource to support tribal youth by preparing them to effectively handle real-life conversations that can change lives.

GAO Complete Report - Human Trafficking

United States Goverment Accountability Office Report to Congressional Requesters. This July 2017 report includes information on cases in Indian Country that involved Native Americans.


A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer

A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer, Report to the  President & Congress of the United States, Indian Law and Order Commission, November 2013 (Full Report): A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer (Full Report)

Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive (Full Report)

Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence: Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive (Full Report): Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive (Full Report)

2016 AMBER Alert Report

In this report you will find an in-depth analysis of the AMBER Alert cases from 2016.


Trafficking in Native Communities

From Indian Country Today, Victoria Sweet, May 24, 2015:  Trafficking in Native Communities

Intergenerational Trauma: Understanding Natives' Inherited Pain

Trauma has been garnering more and more attention over the past few years, with the rampant climb of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and the understanding of what can cause it.

From the White House: 2014 Native Youth Report

This is a 2014 report created by the White House on Native American Youth


American Indian/Alaska Native Youth & Status Offense Disparities: A Call for Tribal Initiatives, Coordination & Federal Funding

A brief from the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, written by Jonathan Litt, Policy & Field Relations Associate at the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, and Heather Valdez Singleton, Program Director at the Tribal Law and Policy Institute: American Indian/Alaska Native Youth & Status Offense Disparities: A Call for Tribal Initiatives, Coordination & Federal Funding

2014 Las Vegas Sex Trafficking Case Study

This report provides a one-year snapshot of sex trafficking cases developed by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Vice & Sex Trafficking Investigations Section.

Warning:

This report contains strong language which might be offensive to the reader. Descriptions and comments reflect statements and experiences of victims of child sex trafficking and should be taken in that context.

From the U.S. Department of Justice:

Report of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence


Tribal Sex Trafficking Resources Website

For Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Tribal Coalitions  

Human Trafficking, Sex Tourism, and Child Exploitation on the Southern Border

Human trafficking, slavery and exploitation of the weak are as ancient as civilization itself. Since ancient times, affluent people have kept and traded in slaves for physical pleasure, manual labor, and profit.

Sex Trafficking on Indian Reservations

From the Tulsa Law Review, Gabrielle Mandeville, Summer 2015: Sex Trafficking on Indian Reservations

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