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Human Trafficking Resources


 

NIGC is committed to working with tribal gaming operations, organizations, and communities to raise awareness and provide tools to prevent human trafficking. NIGC collaborates with federal, local, and non-profit agencies and entities to offer anti-human trafficking training courses specific to the Indian gaming industry.

Recently Added Resources

NIGC  Resources

Human Trafficking Press Release
Human Trafficking Bulletin
Human Trafficking Questions & Answers (pdf)
Human Trafficking Resource Pamphlet | Updated March 2024

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

DHS Blue Campaign Toolkit: Human Trafficking Resource Guide For the Tribal Gaming and Hospitality Industry

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration  for Children & Families

SOAR for Indigenous Communities Training Module (organizations supporting Indigenous communities)
SOAR training offerings
 

 
Special Emphasis: NIGC Special Emphasis MMIP May 2024
May 16, 2024
Special Emphasis Virtual Event | How Tribal Gaming Contributes to the Protection of Indigenous Communities
Special guest from the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma Governor Reggie Wassana & Executive Officer of the Governor LaRenda Morgan & San Manual Band of Mission Indians Treasurer Latisha Prieto and Tribal Youth Advocate
 
 
Special Emphasis: Combating Human Trafficking in the Tribal Gaming Industry: A Call to Action | Recorded Live
January 11, 2024
 
 
Combating Human Trafficking Through Collaboration | Recorded Live
January 23, 2023
NIGC Commission and Homeland Security Investigations Agent Doug Gilmer for this discussion on collaboration to combat human trafficking.
 
Part 1
     
Part 2
NIGC Special Emphasis Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day: Federal Response and Resources
 
 
NIGC Special Emphasis on Human Trafficking - "A Survivor's Father's Perspective"
January 24th, 2022
NIGC Special Emphasis on Human Trafficking Event "From a Survivor's Father's Perspective" - Judge Richard Blake of the
Hoopa Valley Tribe shares his personal story of how human trafficking has impacted his family. The event is moderated
by NIGC Vice Chair Jeannie Hovland.
 
 
NIGC Special Emphasis on Human Trafficking 
*Sept. 2021
NIGC Vice Chair Jeannie Hovland speaks on topics of Human Trafficking Overview, NIGC Authorities and Responce to Human Trafficking, NIGC Resources, Call to Action, and gives Closing Remarks.
 
 
NIGC Special Emphasis on Combating Human Trafficking
September 7, 2021
The National Indian Gaming Commission's Vice Chair Jeannie Hovland is featured in this 15 minute presentation for the NIGC Special Emphasis on Combating Human Trafficking.
 
 

NIGC Hosted Event

 
NIGC Training | Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT)
November 18, 2020
The National Indian Gaming Commission with featured guest Truckers Against Trafficking held a 1 hr long virtual seminar on Human Trafficking informing tribal casinos of their role in helping to combat this heinous crime.
 
 
NIGC Awareness Training | National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) Recording
September 5, 2019
The National Indian Gaming Commission Vice-Chair Kathryn Isom-Clause hosted a webinar with guests Alan Nanavaty and Meagan Notari of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). This video is the recording from the live session connecting tribes with information and resources that will help equip them to stop or prevent human trafficking in their communities.
 
 
NIGC Webinar | Crimes Against Children and Human Trafficking Unit & Indian Country
May 29, 2019
The National Indian Gaming Commission Vice-Chair Kathryn Isom-Clause hosted our first live webinar series on human trafficking in Indian Country as it relates to tribal casinos with guests supervisory special agents Amy Ferron and Briana Grant of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Investigative Division.
 

Federal Human Trafficking Resources for Tribes

U.S. State Department

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families

U.S. Government Accountability Office

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Other Agencies' Human Trafficking Resources, primarily related to Tribes


Human Trafficking Articles, primarily related to Tribes


Federal Government agencies’ general Human Trafficking Resources

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of Justice

 U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families


The NIGC is sharing these resources to raise awareness about human trafficking and promote public safety. This list of anti-human trafficking resources was compiled by the National Indian Gaming Commission and is not intended to be exhaustive. The inclusion of any non-federal government resources is not intended to imply an endorsement of those resources. Likewise, the exclusion of any non-federal government resources is not intended to imply disapproval of any excluded resources. In addition, the inclusion of the non-federal government resources is not intended to imply an endorsement of the policies, services, information, or training that these resources provide, and may not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the National Indian Gaming Commission or the U.S. government.

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