The Great Lakes’ human cargo trade
Thousands of dollars worth of trade crosses the Canada/US border everyday, but it’s not just material goods and products that are traversing the border. While filming Lost Hope, we encountered the shocking reality of the Great Lakes trade where Native American women are regularly sold onto boats and trafficked between the two countries. Check out the trailer for our film Lost Hope, and the article below for more info.
Native Canadian women sold on U.S. ships, researcher says, CBC News, Aug 21, 2013