MEDICINE WHEEL RIDE
WE ARE A
501(c)(3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION OF
NATIVE AMERICAN FEMALE MOTORCYCLISTS & ALLIES
WE RIDE TO BRING AWARENESS & RESOURCES TO ISSUES IMPACTING OUR INDIGENOUS RELATIVES
The Medicine Wheel Ride (MWR) is a Native-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of female motorcyclists and allies who ride to bring awareness and resources to issues impacting our indigenous relatives.
The MWR provides leadership across the United States in ending gender-based violence in tribal communities by lifting up the collective voices of grassroots advocates and offering culturally grounded resources, allyship training and policy development to strengthen tribal sovereignty.
Our board of directors consist of Native women from throughout the United States who bring decades of expertise in building the grassroots movement to increase tribal responses and commitment to ending violence against Native women and their children.
NIWRC's staff bring decades of expertise in building the grassroots movement to increase tribal responses to domestic violence and increase safety for Native women. Through our work, NIWRC advocates nationwide to show that offenders can and will be held accountable and that Native women and their children are entitled to:
safety from violence within their homes and in their community;
justice both on and off tribal lands; and
access to culturally grounded services designed by and for Native women.
OUR MISSION: Our mission is to provide national leadership to end violence against American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian women by supporting culturally grounded, grassroots advocacy.
OUR VISION: Restoration of sovereignty and safety for Native women