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PHOTOS: Women’s March Draws Hundreds for Third Year (Subscriber Content)


Nevada Women's March 2019. Image: Ty O'Neil.
Nevada Women’s March 2019. Image: Ty O’Neil.

The third annual women’s march was held today in Reno. Hundreds of participants gathered behind the iconic Reno Arch on Virginia Street and marched to the Believe Sculpture at Reno City Plaza.

The march was led by indigenous women jingle dancers. The Women’s March Marshal, Mylan Hawkins, followed the dancers along with other VIP banner holders.

Janice Gardipe gave the ceremonial prayer to open the march. Verita Black Prothro was the master of ceremonies. Speaking on behalf of he LGBTQIA community was Ethan Clift.

Vivian Leal spoke about Latina issues, and new Assemblywoman, Sarah Peters, presented a Legislative agenda, including environmental efforts. Debra Harry speak about issues affecting Native American Women.

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Ty O'Neil
Ty O'Neil
Ty O’Neil is a lifelong student of anthropology with two degrees in the arts. He is far more at home in the tear gas filled streets of war torn countries than he is relaxing at home. He has found a place at This Is Reno as a photojournalist. He hopes to someday be a conflict photojournalist covering wars and natural disasters abroad.