Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women News

The "Red Star Dancer", created by Lionel Peyachew, is based on a 19-year-old Indigenous woman who was killed in 2005.

Monument to MMIW unveiled at Saskatoon police HQ

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 5, 2017 - 5:41pm Updated: May 5, 2017 - 5:45pm

A bronze woman dancing on a blue cloud with silver eagle wings is now looking down on those who walk by Saskatoon police headquarters.

The "Red Star Dancer" monument to...

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett in Saskatoon for pre-missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry discussions.

'A lot of tears, a lot of anguish': Ministers meet with victim families for MMIW pre-inquiry

By Lasia Kretzel February 10, 2016 - 5:43pm Updated: February 11, 2016 - 7:02am

Saskatoon families of missing and murdered indigenous women expressed concerns about an ongoing feeling that their lives have no value at a meeting with federal ministers...

Robert Charlette faces fierce river winds as he ties a ribbon onto the Canadian Northern Railway Bridge in Prince Albert, Jan 9 2016

Family of missing Prince Albert man raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous men

By paNOW staff January 10, 2016 - 10:24am Updated: January 11, 2016 - 8:38am

More than a year after he disappeared, the family of a missing Prince Albert man is trying to step up awareness about missing and murdered indigenous men.

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Karina Wolfe's body was found northwest of Saskatoon Nov. 14.

Year in review; 2015 big year for MMIW cause and cases

By Lasia Kretzel December 28, 2015 - 7:12am Updated: December 28, 2015 - 7:15am

With the federal government's first phase of the missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry underway, Saskatoon is looking back on two local high-profile cases of 2015....

Local leaders excited by historic FN meeting, MMIW inquiry launch

By Lasia Kretzel December 8, 2015 - 5:26pm Updated: December 9, 2015 - 10:47am

Saskatchewan aboriginal support groups are cautiously optimistic as the federal government launches its first phase of an inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women (...

A man walks by the  Women's Community Coalition's Polytechnique display.

Annual Saskatoon art project combats violence against women

By Lasia Kretzel December 5, 2015 - 2:16pm Updated: December 7, 2015 - 8:21am

Saskatoon Women's Community Coalition (WCC) is commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique massacre with two displays across the city to remind others of the...

Myrna Laplante speaks at the 10th Women Walking Together anniversary.

Women Walking Together marks 10th anniversary with tribute to Karina Wolfe

By Lasia Kretzel November 28, 2015 - 3:15pm Updated: November 30, 2015 - 7:34am

Iskwewuk E-wichiwitochik (Women Walking Together) are sending their thoughts to the family of Karina Wolfe as they mark a decade of advocating on behalf of missing and murdered...

Karina Wolfe was reported missing in July 2010.

UPDATE: Charges laid after remains of Karina Wolfe discovered in Corman Park

By 650 CKOM November 27, 2015 - 10:53am Updated: November 27, 2015 - 5:12pm

Saskatoon police have laid charges against a 33-year-old man in connection with the death of 20-year-old Karina Beth Ann Wolfe.

The suspect is facing a charge of second...

Maxine Goforth, mother of Kelly Goforth speaking outside court Jan. 2013.

Mother of murdered Regina woman happy to hear Liberals will consult with families

By Adriana Christianson November 10, 2015 - 5:55pm Updated: November 12, 2015 - 8:45am

Maxine Goforth is happy to hear the Liberal government plans to start consulting families of missing and murdered indigenous women ahead of a long-awaited national inquiry....

Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck in Saskatoon for a panel on missing and murdered aboriginal women on Oct. 2, 2015.

Sask. senator criticises RCMP claims on missing and murdered aboriginal women

By François Biber October 5, 2015 - 2:59pm Updated: October 5, 2015 - 3:00pm

Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck challenges the RCMP and the federal government to release statistics proving that 70 per cent or crimes against aboriginal women come at the...