Courtesy photo Running and biking daily with the name of a missing or murdered indigenous woman or child painted in red on their arms – and with the red hand print that has come to represent Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women movement painted on their faces – Colville Tribal member Willi Bessette joined tribal descendent Duane Garvais Lawrence and Lakota member Ethan LaDeaux on a cross-country run and bike ride that started at the Peace Arch in Blaine, Washington and ended on the Massachusetts coasts near Plymouth Rock. The run, which was aimed at raising awareness for murdered and missing indigenous women and children, coincided with the 400th anniversary of the landing at Plymouth – and once there – after more than 3,100 miles traveled and several weeks of running and biking, the three danced and sang, said Garvais Lawrence: “We went there specifically because we wanted to sing the ‘Turn Around Song.’ We wanted to turn-around the trauma that our people have endured since that first landing at Plymouth Rock.” This story was originally published by Tribal Tribune . The team launched a Go Fund Me with the goal of $18,609 – a dollar for each of the missing and murdered indigenous women across Indian Country and in major cities across the United States according to the Go Fund Me page. To date, the fundraiser – which can be found here – has raised $1,072. The money is to be donated to the MMIW Organization and Colville Tribal […]