Swinomish ‘March Against Addiction’


September 2, 2020

RECORD TURNOUT FOR “MARCH AGAINST ADDICTION” – This year’s sixth annual March on Aug. 26 on the Swinomish Reservation was a car parade because of the coronavirus pandemic. Some 150 vehicles participated. – Photo by Robin Carneen

Last Wednesday the attendance record was broken at the sixth annual March Against Addiction at the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community. Due to the pandemic, everyone had to be in a vehicle to participate. A staging area was set up on the SITC’s ball field. Participants drove up to a check in booth where they were given a T-shirt with the motto “This Has To Stop” on it. This year’s design was by Ricardo Lopez. A NARCAN booth was onsite as well, distributing revival kits.

Some participants taped posters or photographs of those who died from an overdose. Some wrote on their vehicle windo...

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