The Shamus Memorial Sacred Site Bike Ride Fundraiser for Pathfinder Center: a program of Wiconi Wawokiya.

 

Located in central South Dakota, Pathfinder Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit Community Based refuge for victims of human trafficking. The renovated facility opened in the Fall of 2016. Their mission is to provide a place of refuge for victims of human trafficking from all over South Dakota.To promote the growth and development of those they serve by empowering them to experience healing and wholeness while ensuring that each woman gains a sense of self-worth and the capacity to achieve their full potential.

The Shamus Memorial Sacred Site Bike Ride and Fundraiser for Pathfinder will take place on September 30, 2017. Cyclists will ride from Bear Butte in Sturgis, South Dakota, to Mato Tipila (Bear Lodge, also called Devil's Tower National Park) in Wyoming, two sites sacred to the Lakota and other Native peoples.

 

This is a self-supported ride, and cyclists are welcome to travel a portion of the route or the whole distance. The ride will begin with a blessing and honoring song. Check in starts at 7am, with an anticipated finish at 7 pm.  

Ride from Bear Butte to Mato Tipila (Devils Tower): 100 miles
Registration $65

Includes T-shirt, water bottle, water stops with snacks

Ride from Bear Butte to Vore Buffalo Jump: 50 miles
Registration $45
Includes T-shirt, water bottle, water stops with snacks


Buffalo Feed at Mato Tipila for riders, their families and volunteers Sponsored by the Baker Family from Minneapolis.

Great Bear Ride