Missing Murdered Indigenous Women Washington March To Stop In Everett & Tulalip

May 5, 2019

Events in Everett

Last year there was a march from the Peach Arch at the Canadian Border to Olympia in order to bring awareness to the plight of indigenous women in Washington State. Starting today (May 5th) there is a march in from Olympia back to Blaine to continue that awareness effort. The march is scheduled to stop in Everett on Thursday May 9 and Tulalip on Friday May 10th. Here is more about the march and you can track their progress on their Facebook page. Here is a bit more information for those interested.

MMIWW brings awareness of our Missing & Murdered Indigenous People. We Educate, Advocate, Liaison, Provide Resources, & Support Services for our Community.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Washington MMIWW walked from the Peace Arch on the boarder of Canada and Washington State where we greeted our First Nations Sisters. We then continued to walk to Olympia and stopped at many communities with high-risk areas on the way. We had the Blessing of many Tribes. We walked in prayer and invited our Ancestors to join us.

Now, we will continue our Ceremony again this year and bring our Spirit helpers home.

We will begin in Olympia at the State Capitol during our MMIWW “Doll Rally”, we will finish at the Canadian /Washington State Boarder at the Peace Arch during our “Matriarchal Gathering”.

CALENDAR:

May 5th Olympia, WA- State Capitol: MMIWW Doll Rally

May 6th Puyallup/Tacoma, WA

May 7th Seattle, WA

May 8th Muckleshoot, WA

May 9th Everett, WA

May 10th Tulalip, WA

May 11th Bellingham, WA

May 12th Blaine, WA- Peace Arch (Washington/Canadian Boarder): Matriarch Gathering/ Mother’s Day

To ALL who plan to participate; Wear Red! The walk is Not consistent. We will be stopping at each location and walk a few blocks or miles.We ask that you have a vehicle arrangement prior to the walk to attend each location. You are required to have at least $40 (each) on hand. When you arrive you will sign a waiver. Supplies suggested;

Drum or Rattle
Tent
Sleeping bag and pillow
Change of clothes (dress for weather)
Comfortable shoes
Change of socks
Foot powder
Muscle Rub
Snacks
Water bottle

Please Facebook message us, or view our “Live feed”, to find out where we are, so you may catch up. Places maybe random. We are always on “Indian Time”, unless we are being Hosted by a Tribe.



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