Strategies to Restore Justice for Sex Trafficked Native Women

  • Christine StarkEmail author
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This chapter historicizes the sex trafficking of Indigenous women in Central and North America beginning with Christopher Columbus, extending through the contemporary prostitution, and trafficking of Native and First Nation women. After analyzing prostitution and sex trafficking as central to colonization historically and contemporaneously, a strategy is outlined using civil litigation legal remedies in conjunction with developing a support system for the victims.


Columbus Indigenous Colonization Sex trafficking Civil litigation Gynemutilation 


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