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Combined sobriety and MMIP walk a success despite COVID-19

 

Last updated 8/9/2021 at 11:59am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

A sign with part of person's testimonial stands on the route of the combined sobriety and missing and murdered Indigenous people awareness walk route Friday on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.

Last Friday saw the return of Rocky Boy's annual Sobriety Walk, which was combined with an awareness walk for missing and murdered Indigenous people after being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The event's primary organizer, Terrie Stump of the Chippewa Cree Wellness Coalition, also Rocky Boy Health Center's diabetes prevention coordinator, said attendance at the event was slightly lower than a normal year, but given the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic is still going on she's impressed so many showed up.

Theron Small of the White Sky Hope Center said he was also thankful t...



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