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Marchers raise awareness of missing, murdered native women

In the walk-up to Mother's Day, supporters met at John K. Bob Ball Park Friday to march in honor of missing and murdered indigenous women.

Marchers from as far as British Columbia walked shoulder-to-shoulder through Swinomish Village, raising awareness to the disproportionate risk Native American, First Nations and Alaska Native women face when it comes to experiencing violence, murder or going missing.

They make up a significant portion of North America's missing and murdered cases, a fact not lost on those attending the Swinomish event. It was sponsored by the tribal community's Circles of C...

 

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