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Mita Maske Ti Ki (My Sister Friend's House)

Sarah Johnson, an advocate at Mita Maske Ti Ki (My Sister Friend's House), a women's shelter in Sioux Falls, joined Dakota Midday as part of SDPB's series examining sex trafficking in South Dakota.  Mita Maske Ti Ki is a safe zone that offers transitional housing for women of all ages, races and backgrounds.  Johnson explained how their grassroots effort to empower women with education, job skills, health care and a safe place to achieve their goals of freedom is a daily challenge.  85-percent of the women finding shelter at Mita Maske Ti Ki are Native American.  The shelter offers a culturally sensitive option for those women.