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The Murder of Leah Anderson

EARLY LIFE: Leah Anderson, of the Cree community of Gods Lake Narrows in Northern Manitoba, was known as a vibrant 15 year old. Despite she and her sisters having a difficult start in life, she remained resilient and tried her best to have a positive outlook on life. The foster care system was a constant

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The Disappearances of Shannon Alexander & Maisy Odjick

EARLY LIFE: Shannon Mary Dale Alexander was born on March 29, 1991. A member of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation, she lived in the nearby town of Maniwaki, Quebec with her father, Bryan Alexander. According to those who knew her, Shannon was an outgoing and loving girl who would go out of her way to

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The Death of Brooklyn Moose

EARLY LIFE: Brooklyn Moose was born on February 24, 1989 to her parents, Margaret Moose and Delbert Sabit. Known for her sense of humour and infectious smile, she was one of 10 children, with her nine siblings being Terell, Jason, Joel, Riley, Raven, Jesse, Leo, Deveal and Jonny. During her short life, Brooklyn became the mother

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The Disappearance of Charlene Catholique

EARLY LIFE: Charlene Catholique was born on June 23, 1975 into the Łútselk’e First Nation, a fly-in Dene community located on the eastern arm of Great Slave Lake in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Unfortunately, her mother died of cancer when she was just 12 years old, so Charlene was primarily raised by her father, Joe, and her

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The Disappearance of Chantelle Bushie

EARLY LIFE: Chantelle Bushie was born on April 2, 1991 in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. The daughter of a single mother, she and her family had a difficult time during her upbringing, with Chantelle in particular experiencing numerous traumatic events. When she was 11 years old, she and her brother witnessed the death of their

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