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Missing Women Crisis

article '9 years is a very long time to wait': Claudette Osborne's mother pleads for information at vigil (1/25/2017)
(Manitoba) -- Brenda Osborne wiped the tears from her eyes as she spoke to family and friends in Winnipeg about the pain she feels, as another year passes without any...
article Regina police say they haven't given up finding Richele Bear (9/22/2016)
(Saskatchewan) -- Regina police say they haven't given up on finding out what happened to Richele Bear, one of two young Indigenous women killed by Clayton Eichler...
article B.C. First Nation offers 20K reward in case of Immaculate Basil, missing since 2013 (9/16/2016)
(British Columbia) -- A $20,000 reward is being offered for information that could help locate an Indigenous woman who disappeared from northern British Columbia three...
article Drag the Red sets out on new boat to search fast-moving waters (7/18/2016)
(Manitoba) -- Behind weeds growing from the riverbank and in the heat of mid-July, Kyle Kematch unwinds rope from a four foot-wide bar to attach to Drag the Red's...
article Jennifer Catcheway's family holds barbecue to continue their search 8 years since disappearance (6/18/2016)
(Manitoba) -- Bernice Catcheway last heard her daughter's voice saying she was on her way home to Portage la Prairie, Man., for her 18th birthday celebrations in...
article Sister of murdered Quebec Mohawk woman still seeking answers 10 years later (6/18/2016)
(Quebec) -- Tiffany Morrison's bones were found in a wooded area on May 31, 2010, four years after she left her home near Montreal to meet some friends. Now, 10...
article Caitlin Potts left sister chilling last message before she disappeared from B.C. Interior (6/17/2016)
(British Columbia) -- Caitlin Potts has been missing for almost four months and family members are starting to fear the worst. Pott's sister, Codi, says there are a...
article First Nations leaders issue call to action during search for Caitlin Potts (6/7/2016)
(British Columbia) -- Another large-scale search is underway for 27-year-old north Okanagan resident Caitlin Potts, who hasn’t been heard from since Feb. 22....
article Delaine Copenace, 16, found dead in Lake of the Woods in Kenora (3/22/2016)
(Ontario) -- The remains of teen Delaine Copenace, who has been missing almost a month, have been discovered in the Lake of the Woods in Kenora, Ont.
article Family of missing Manitoba woman starts ground search for clues (3/17/2016)
(Manitoba) -- Family and friends of a missing western Manitoba woman have started searching along highways near where she was last seen for clues that might lead to her...
article Families of missing persons in Winnipeg explore concerns with media, police (3/9/2016)
(Manitoba) -- The families of four missing persons in Winnipeg are finding common ground and looking for ways to breakdown stereotypes and negative perceptions in the...
article RCMP ask for help again in finding woman missing since November (1/20/2016)
(Edmonton) -- RCMP are repeating a request for the public's help in finding a woman who was reported missing by her family Nov. 17. Gloria Gladue, 44, was last seen...
article Angel Carlick's mother still waits for answers, 9 years later (1/13/2016)
(North Canada) -- Wendy Carlick has lots of good memories of her daughter Angel, but some of the most vivid are from the time just before Angel disappeared. "She...
article 'Here in Winnipeg it's very dangerous': Mother of missing teen relieved girl found safe (12/15/2015)
(Manitoba) -- A Winnipeg mother spent the past week not knowing where her 14-year-old daughter was, after the girl went out with friends last Tuesday and failed to come...
article Missing, murdered indigenous women: families 'hopeful' after inquiry announcement (12/8/2015)
(British Columbia) -- Lorelei Williams was brought to tears when she heard a national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women is really going to happen...
article Family of missing teen hopeful for missing, murdered women probe (12/7/2015)
(Ottawa) -- For the aunt of Maisy Odjick, it isn't a coincidence the cops released an updated sketch of what the young woman would like, seven years after the...
article Hundreds gather to support families of missing, murdered indigenous women (12/3/2015)
(Manitoba) -- As hundreds of people streamed into Winnipeg's Indian and Metis Friendship Centre on Thursday, Sue Caribou thought about members of her family who have...
article Age-progressed sketches of missing indigenous teens released 7 years later (12/3/2015)
(Quebec) -- It's been seven years since Shannon Alexander and Maisy Odjick vanished without so much as their IDs and purses. The teens were going out to dance that...
article Karina Wolfe's death brings 'array of emotions' for woman with missing relatives (12/3/2015)
(Saskatoon) -- For family members of missing people the days following the discovery of Karina Wolfe's remains bring complicated feelings. "It's a very...
article Snow ends another season searching for Jennifer Catcheway (11/20/2015)
(Canada) -- The first snowfall of winter arrived in Manitoba this week, and that meant the end of another season spent looking for Jennifer Catcheway, the Aboriginal...
article Indigenous Affairs Minister begins 'pre-inquiry engagements' with families of MMIW (11/18/2015)
(Ottawa) -- Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett has started inquiry consultations with families of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. "The...
article Krystal Andrews, 23, found dead in God's Lake (11/10/2015)
(Manitoba) -- A young woman from Manitoba's God's Lake First Nation has been found dead and RCMP are calling her death suspicious. Krystal Andrews, 23, was found...
article Missing, murdered women inquiry: Don't repeat B.C.'s mistakes, says coalition (11/9/2015)
(British Columbia) -- A coalition of advocacy groups is urging the Trudeau government to learn from B.C.'s mistakes when it calls a national inquiry on missing and...
article Tanya Nepinak's family wants police to renew calls for information on case (9/21/2015)
(Manitoba) -- The family of a Winnipeg woman missing for more than four years is calling on police to hold a news conference to drum up clues in her disappearance. Tanya...
article Friend of Audrey Desjarlais sheds light on life of former 'Jane Doe' (9/15/2015)
(Manitoba) -- A long-time friend of Audrey Desjarlais says she thinks she knows how the woman, formerly known as Winnipeg's Jane Doe, spent her final days and she...
article Family holds memorial for Audrey Desjarlais years after disappearance (9/9/2015)
(Manitoba) -- The memory of Audrey Mary Desjarlais was finally honoured in death this week with both a healing circle and graveside memorial. It was an emotional...
article Delores Brown's remains possibly found in water near B.C.'s Gulf Islands (8/21/2015)
(British Columbia) -- RCMP have spoken to the family of Delores Brown, 19, who has been missing since July 27, as they wait for a body found in the waters near B.C.'...
article Body found off Vancouver Island may be missing First Nations woman (8/21/2015)
(British Columbia) -- A group of kayakers may have found the remains of a young First Nations woman whom police believe met with foul play after she went missing last...
article Body found off Vancouver Island may be missing First Nations woman (8/20/2015)
(Vancouver) -- A group of kayakers may have found the remains of a young First Nations woman whom police believe met with foul play after she went missing last month...
29 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article NMSP seek help finding two missing, endangered children (11/16/2016)
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico State Police have issued a missing endangered alert for two children, Skylar Lee and Kayson Kendan Lee.
article Two Navajo Toddlers Rescued after Spending Night in Woods Found Unharmed (11/2/2015)
(Arizona) -- The family of two Navajo boys were relieved on this past Wednesday morning after spending a frantic night waiting for word as a search party went looking...
article Missing boys found on Navajo Nation (10/28/2015)
(Arizona) -- A Navajo Nation spokesman says two boys reported missing near Beshbito, Arizona, have been found. The Navajo Times reports the brothers, ages 3 and 4, were...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Trump revives ‘Pocahontas’ slam on Warren (11/7/2016)
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump just can’t help himself. The GOP nominee is reviving an insult derided as racist as he makes his final pitch to voters on the eve...
1 Article on this Issue

Turning Stone

article Have you seen this Oneida County couple? Husband, wife with dementia reported missing (6/25/2016)
(New York) -- An elderly couple went missing Saturday after they left an Oneida County casino. A missing vulnerable adult alert has been issued for Lila I. Miles, 83,...
1 Article on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article Volunteers Requested as Search Continues for Missing Man on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (6/2/2016)
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety posted on its Facebook page Thursday evening a call for additional volunteers in the search for Alex...
article Men who went missing found dead on Pine Ridge Reservation (5/29/2016)
(South Dakota) -- Three young men who went missing on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota have been found dead, the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety...
article Missing men from Pine Ridge found dead, sources say (5/24/2016)
(South Dakota) -- Sources tell Newscenter1 that the three men missing from Pine Ridge have been found dead inside their vehicle, which left the roadway and toppled into...
article Missing Pine Ridge Men Found Dead After Apparent Car Crash (5/24/2016)
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety confirmed on their Facebook page Tuesday morning that the three missing Pine Ridge men have been...
article Source: Three missing Pine Ridge men found dead (5/24/2016)
(South Dakota) -- Three men from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation missing since May 7 have been found dead, according to a source involved with the search.
article Brandon Ecoffey: Pine Ridge unites for search of missing men (5/24/2016)
(South Dakota) -- Since May 7, 2015, my work has basically consisted of doing everything possible to try and help the families of Tevin Tyon, Tyrell Wilson, and Juan...
article Lakota Country Times: Native men still missing after two weeks (5/23/2016)
(South Dakota) -- The search continues for three men who went missing from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation more than two weeks ago. According to Facebook postings from...
article Search expands for missing men (5/22/2016)
(South Dakota) -- Authorities and volunteers are well into their second week of searching for three missing men on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Juan...
article Lakota Country Times: Search continues for missing Native men (5/17/2016)
(South Dakota) -- Three young Lakota men have gone missing from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. On Saturday afternoon (May 7) around 2pm Tevin Tyon, Juan Lamont, and...
article Hunt ramps up for 3 men missing on South Dakota reservation (5/16/2016)
(South Dakota) -- Authorities and volunteers are beginning their second week of searching for three missing men on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
article Three Young Tribal Men Missing on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (5/13/2016)
(South Dakota) -- Oglala Sioux Tribe’s President John Yellow Bird Steele has declared a State of Emergency on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in hopes of...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Graton Rancheria

article Missing 98 Year Old Found Safe at Graton (5/30/2016)
(California) -- A 98 year old missing woman was found safe in Sonoma County after being reported missing. Erlene Flagg of San Rafael, who suffers from Alzheimer's,...
1 Article on this Issue

Native Voices

article Brandon Ecoffey: Lakota people come together in times of need (5/25/2016)
(South Dakota) -- For the last two weeks our entire community has been engulfed in worry as we were forced to contemplate what may or may not have happened to the three...
1 Article on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article Police: 79-year-old man missing in Milwaukee found safe (3/27/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- Milwaukee police say a missing 79-year-old man has been found safe. Police were looking for 79-year-old Antonio Castillo, who was last seen at Potawatomi...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Saskatoon students hold flash mob for missing and murdered indigenous women (3/22/2016)
(Saskatoon) -- Students from Saskatoon's St. Mary's School took to the hallways of the University of Saskatchewan Monday to raise awareness about missing and...
1 Article on this Issue

Indigenous Peoples Day

article School district renames Columbus Day ‘Indigenous People’s Day’ (2/26/2016)
(New York) -- Public schools in this northeast New York State community have voted to replace Columbus Day with “Indigenous People’s Day” in response...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article FBI identifies remains found on Yakama Nation reservation as missing Harrah woman (6/27/2017)
(Washington) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has positively identified the remains of a Native American woman found dead on the Yakama Nation reservation...
article Body of fourth missing hunter recovered near Fort Chipewyan (6/26/2017)
(Edmonton) -- Two months after he vanished into the northern Alberta wilderness, the body of hunter Keith Marten has been recovered from the banks of the Rocher River....
article NOW A COMMUNITY EFFORT: The search for Charlie Ray (5/26/2017)
(Washington) -- A group of 77 Colville tribal employees, community members and emergency responders from both the Colville Tribes and Ferry County gathered at the Keller...
article Missing Oromocto First Nation man's body found in St. John River (5/22/2017)
(New Brunswick) -- The search for a missing Oromocto First Nation man has come to a tragic end. The RCMP say the body of 59-year-old Peter Floyd Sabattis was found in...
article Family of missing Cree woman keeping hope alive she’ll come home (5/5/2017)
(Saskatchewan) -- A northern Saskatchewan woman hasn’t been seen or heard from in over a month. The family of the Cree woman is keeping the hope alive that their...
article 'Happy tears': Niece of missing Fort Chipewyan hunters responds to local artist's song dedicated to them (5/5/2017)
(Alberta) -- A niece of two Fort Chipewyan hunters who went missing more than a week ago says a song posted to Facebook — dedicated to the four men — brought...
article 'Happy tears': Niece of missing Fort Chipewyan hunters responds to local artist's song dedicated to them (5/2/2017)
(North Canada) -- A niece of two Fort Chipewyan hunters who went missing more than a week ago says a song posted to Facebook — dedicated to the four men —...
article Search for 4 missing Fort Chip hunters becomes a search and recovery operation (4/27/2017)
(Alberta) -- Dozens of volunteers and police continue to scour northern Alberta's Rocher River and surrounding area for four experienced outdoorsmen who "always...
article Boat found but no sign of missing hunters from Fort Chipewyan, RCMP say (4/25/2017)
(Edmonton) -- A boat that belonged to four missing hunters from Fort Chipewyan has been found, but the search continues for the men themselves, RCMP said Tuesday. "...
article Native Sun News Today: Body of missing Cheyenne River Sioux man found after new search (4/20/2017)
(South Dakota) -- After an hour of conferring at the Frazier Church staging area, it took all of ten minutes for search and rescue to locate the remains of 39-year-old...
article Police search local casinos for missing woman (4/18/2017)
(California) -- San Diego police were asking for the public’s help Tuesday in finding an 82-year-old woman who reportedly frequents local casinos and is missing.
article Woman, 23, missing a week, found dead on reservation (4/16/2017)
(Washington) -- The FBI and tribal police on the Port Gamble S’Klallam Reservation are investigating the death of a 23-year-old woman whose body was discovered on...
article “Safe and sound” (4/4/2017)
(Manitoba) -- The sister of Tina Fontaine, whose murder fuelled a national call for an inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, has been found after...
article Younger sister of Tina Fontaine now missing, struggling with tragedy: family (4/3/2017)
(Manitoba) -- The sister of a Manitoba teen who became one of the poster children for the issue of missing and murdered indigenous woman is now missing herself and her...
article Human remains found near Pryor on Tuesday (3/30/2017)
(Montana) -- Human remains discovered Tuesday on the Crow Reservation are believed to belong to a man who has been missing since December 2013.
article Remains found near Pryor believed to be man reported missing in 2013 (3/30/2017)
(Montana) -- The FBI is investigating the Tuesday discovery of human remains near Pryor in Big Horn County, the agency confirmed Wednesday.
article 'Where are you?': Christine Wood's parents still searching after 7 months (3/23/2017)
(Manitoba) -- For 216 days straight, Melinda Wood has sent her daughter Christine a text message. Each time, she's reminded of the harsh reality: there's a good...
article Woman found after being stranded for 5 days in remote area near Grand Canyon’s south rim (3/22/2017)
(Arizona) -- A Texas woman traveling near the south rim of the Grand Canyon was found alive Friday after being stranded for five days. Amber Vanhecke, 24, was traveling...
article Native American Child Vanished on Monday Found and Reunited with Parent (3/15/2017)
(Oregon) -- The Oregon authorities reported that the 9-year-old Native American child who was reported missing on Monday night has been found and returned to her parents.
article Round dance to take place on anniversary of Misty Potts' disappearance (3/12/2017)
(Manitoba) -- Eva Potts is holding out hope that her missing sister, Misty Potts, is still alive. As the two-year anniversary of Misty’s disappearance approaches,...

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