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 - 5:41pm

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 10, 2016 - 5:43pm

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...

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 - 7:10am Updated: December 28, 2015 - 7:12am

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 8, 2015 - 5:26pm

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 art project combats violence against women

By Lasia Kretzel December 5, 2015 - 2:16pm Updated: December 5, 2015 - 2:16pm

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 - 6:50am

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.

Remains of Karina Wolfe discovered in Corman Park

By 650 CKOM November 27, 2015 - 10:43am Updated: November 27, 2015 - 10:32pm

It was in 2010, that 20-year-old Karina Beth Ann Wolfe went missing.

Today the search came to an end as Saskatoon police confirmed her remains were found earlier this...

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

Maxine Goforth happy to hear Liberals will consult with families of murdered indigenous women

By Adriana Christianson November 10, 2015 - 5:55pm Updated: November 12, 2015 - 11:27am

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 - 2:59pm

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...