Well she’s a US citizen, and from being a Native American, I would say the genuine article. No matter what she did or didn’t do in being involved with this guy, she deserves medical treatment.
No, she is not a victim. OK, I am not a mind reader but I will bet the farm that she is (was) helping the smuggler. She may be a Native American but I would love to know if the smuggler has some kind of false ID claiming he is a member of the tribe too.