One of the most destructive problems affecting children in "Indian country" today is sexual abuse. Increasing reports of child sexual abuse and the severe impact this type of crime has on Indian youth and their families have prompted tribal leaders to voice great concern about the impact of this crime on Indian communities.
Echohawk, Pawnee Indian Tribe, Larry and Tessa Meyer Santiago. "What Indian Tribes Can Do to Combat Child Sexual Abuse (Issue Paper)." Tribal Law Journal 4, 1 (2004). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/tlj/vol4/iss1/1