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'Nobody saw me': why are so many Native American women and girls trafficked?

 

December 23, 2019

Sisters Eva, a survivor of abuse and sex trafficking, and Haley, a survivor of child abuse, maintain a close bond. They both have many triggers, continual reminders of the horrors they've faced. Photograph: Adria Malcolm

Eva was found at dusk in late December 2016, standing in an Albuquerque parking lot. The 15-year-old Navajo girl had been missing more than two weeks when her grandmother got a call from the Bernalillo county sheriff's office – saying her silver Ford truck had been recovered.

"I don't care about the truck, what about my granddaughter?" Heidi demanded.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/dec/18/native-american-women-trafficked-searchlight-new-mexico


 

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