Social Media Explodes with Indigenous Women Rise Hashtag During Women's March

Indigenous Women Rise set the tone for an eventful and proud day for Indigenous women on social media and in marches across the continent

Thousands and thousands of women marched together in solidarity or wore turquoise in celebration of the Women’s March and the Indigenous Women Rise movement on Washington on January 21st. One look on social media on Saturday made it clear that initial estimates were underestimated. The hashtag highlighting the efforts of Native women was #IndigenousWomenRise.

In celebration of the efforts of our sacred Indigenous women, here are a selection of posts from the Women’s March that took place all over the U.S and Canada.

Instagram photo below celebrating Indigenous Women Rise by Shaandiin Tome -

Thousands of people at the Women's March in Park City! #sundancefilmfestival #womensmarch

A photo posted by Shaandiin Tome (@shaandiin) on Jan 21, 2017 at 9:59am PST


Many men also marched alongside women in a show of solidarity.

Ready to march for Indigenous women!

A photo posted by Adam Sings In The Timber (@singsinthetimber) on Jan 21, 2017 at 10:55am PST


According to Sheri Freemont, "Whitney Watson is 17 and traveled from Portland Oregon. I traveled from Denver with my 7 and 4 year old girls!"

Sauvage_Titchywakoi, who is also pictured in our featured image, showing empowerment through additional photos on Instagram.

Sauvage_Titchywakoi on Instagram

Sauvage_Titchywakoi on Instagram celebrating Indigenous Women Rise

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