ST. CLOUD (AP) -- American Indians walking from Cass Lake to the state Capitol to highlight the need for education about Indian issues said they've been harassment by passing motorists.
The "Walk of Honor" left Cass Lake in north-central Minnesota last Friday and stopped Tuesday evening in St. Cloud. Group members plan to arrive in St. Paul Thursday or Friday.
Along the way, motorists have yelled at the walkers, thrown things at them, told them to get off the road and "go back to the reservation where they belong," said Feather Rock, one of the group members.
Several walkers have dropped out, she said.
"Our walkers are afraid to walk," Rock said. "It's not safe for Indians to walk on the road in this part of Minnesota."
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