Wisconsin Indigenous Riders Roll Through Northwoods for the 1st Annual MMIW/MMIP Awareness Ride

LAC DU FLAMBEAU, Wisc.-Bruce LaMere, a Ho-Chunk tribal member who lives in Tomahawk, has spent many years participating in motorcycle rides with a purpose, and also happens to be a skilled event organizer.

In February 2021, the Wisconsin Indigenous Riders officially formed. After months of planning, a MMIW/MMIP Awareness ride throughout several Wisconsin tribal communities recently took place.

The MMIW/MMIP Awareness Ride included Lakota, Stockbridge-Munsee, Menominee, Mole Lake, Potawatomi, Oneida, Ho-Chunk, Bad River, Red Cliff, Lac du Flambeau, and Eastern Michigan riders. Their route cover...