Trafficking of Native women begins in fracking towns after influx of oil workers

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The buying and selling of Native American young people has increased in towns such as Williston, North Dakota. These sex slaves and others of different heritages began being pimped immediately following the colonization of “man camps” in Williston. These collections of trailers have cropped up as the demand for workers grows well beyond what towns are capable of handling.

Such man camps have been acknowledged by mass media sites such as Bloomberg, though the specific mention of their impact on violent crime is typically limited to local news sources such as the one cited above.

In Williston, long-time North Dakota residents have expressed concerns about the recently developed slave trade.

“When you have a big oil boom like this, it brings big city problems with it,” former Williston fixture Mike Bartel said to the the Williston Herald last year. Citing statistics linked to the trend and expressing a hope…

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