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Walk raises awareness of domestic violence

The Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe recently organized a walk to raise awareness of domestic violence.

More than 300 people participated in the "Tribes United in Victim Awareness" walk on April 24. They walked almost 20 miles of desert highway.

Participants came from the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe, the Walker River Paiute Tribe, the Yerington Paiute Tribe, McDermitt Paiute Tribe, Yomba Shoshone Tribe and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. The Indian Health Service and the local Ladies Auxiliary Post also took part.

The Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe a $5,000 grant from the Department of Justice to organize the project.

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Tribes walk the walk for crime victims and survivors (The Fallon Star Press 5/12)

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