Link: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/03/26/native-american-girls-fall-through-cracks/82214044/ 

By Teresa Wiltz
March 26, 2016

They're poor, more likely to be sexually abused, end up in foster care, drop out of school, become homeless. They're often the prey of traffickers.

American Indian and Native Alaskan girls are a small fraction of the population, but they are over-represented in the juvenile justice system, whether they are living on or off the reservation.