DULUTH — Many gathered in front of Duluth City Hall on Friday for the third annual National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Two-Spirit People and Relatives rally.
The event went from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and featured a Red Shawl Round Dance to honor survivors of violence and missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Proclamations from Duluth Mayor Emily Larson and Superior Mayor Jim Paine as well as the lighting of Enger Tower red were also scheduled for the day of awareness.
Dan Williamson joined the Duluth News Tribune in June 2021 where he's involved in digital content such as video, photos and podcasts. Previously, he worked in television broadcasting as a Sports Director/Anchor at WDIO-TV in Duluth, Sports Director/Anchor in Bismarck, N.D., News and Sports Anchor at KSAX-TV in Alexandria, and Reporter/Photographer/Editor with the syndicated show "Life to the Max" in Eden Prairie. He was also the Development Director for the Duluth Salvation Army. Williamson grew up in Alexandria, graduated from St. Cloud State University and has lived in Duluth since 2012.