Staggering Numbers Show Native American Youth At Risk

Native American youth are at high risk for human trafficking—which is actually happening on reservations—and suicide—which is at crisis levels. But young Native Americans are speaking up and offering hope... 

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Infographic Sources:

Infographic header Image from Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center “What to Do When You’re Raped: An ABC Handbook for Native Girls” via free download.

http://sdcedsv.org/media/sdcedsvfactor360com/Dec-2015-SDC-Sex-trafficking-facts_stats.pdf 
http://jpinyu.com/2016/06/20/one-in-three-native-american-women-report-rape-rarely-see-justice/ 
http://www.teenvogue.com/story/shiza-shahid-aspireist-pine-ridge-reservation-suicide-epidemic 
http://youthtoday.org/2016/06/pine-ridge-suicides-highlight-stresses-on-native-american-youth 
http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/experts-explain-risks-of-human-trafficking-in-south-dakota/article_9e6a6d22-a28e-50f4-ab57-7d1b2b21563f.html 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/native-american-youth-suicide-rates-are-at-crisis-levels_us_560c3084e4b0768127005591 
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/02/us/pine-ridge-indian-reservation-struggles-with-suicides-among-young-people.html 
https://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/01/27/will-keystone-xl-pipeline-pump-sexual-violence-south-dakota-153280 
http://watch.sdpb.org/video/2365385517/ 
http://rallyforthechallenge.com/ 
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/11/16/newser-why-sex-traffickers-love-south-dakota/75873336/ 
https://www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign/infographic 
Harley image courtesy of @flaticon