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Cindy McCain, center, co-chair of the Arizona Governor’s Human Trafficking Council, with other witnesses at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on sex-trafficking in Indian Country. Photo/Adrienne St. Clair, Cronkite News

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Sex trafficking a 'significant problem' in Indian Country

U.S. Senators told human trafficking in Indian Country occurring at higher rates

Sex-trafficking in Indian Country is a significant problem, with tribal women and children suffering at higher rates than the general population, a panel of experts and activists told a Senate committee Sept. 27.