Tribes worry Line 5 tunnel construction could bring sex trafficking, violence to Native communities

Updated, 3:12 p.m., 3/7/21 When oil and gas companies employ hundreds of out-of-town, typically male workers to work on pipeline projects, an uptick in that area’s rates of sexual violence and sex trafficking usually follows. That’s becoming a concern for Michigan’s Indigenous people, who cite Canadian oil company Enbridge’s impending Line 5 pipeline tunnel project … Continue reading Tribes worry Line 5 tunnel construction could bring sex trafficking, violence to Native communities