The Lumbee Tribe’s domestic violence program held its 3rd annual Native Daughters Empowerment Walk on October 8.
The event, sponsored by the Enlightening Native Daughters program, was held at the Pembroke Recreation Complex. About 60 people attended.
The END program organizes events such as this to promote domestic violence awareness.
Fairmont Police Chief Kim Monroe spoke to the crowd before the walk. He talked about the warning signs of domestic abuse and ways to seek help if you are in an unhealthy relationship.
The 2015 Lumbee Ambassadors provided entertainment.
Enlightening Native Daughters has been assisting domestic violence victims throughout Robeson County since 2011. END provides support, prevention, and intervention services to American Indian women and children suffering from domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.
END offers many services including court advocacy, educational sessions, case management, counseling services, and referral services.
For more information about the END program, call (910) 522-5055.