On behalf of MKO, Grand Chief Garrison Settee is sending well wishes for the community, family, and all those who have set out to search for missing 16-year-old Tammy Nattaway from Garden Hill First Nation.
Please keep the leadership and volunteers in the Island Lake region in your thoughts and prayers as they continue their search for Tammy.
A $5000 reward is being offered for information leading to the whereabouts of Tammy. If you have tips, please call police at 204-456-2616.
A Facebook page has been created to share updates on the search. You can find the page here.
The media release from Garden Hill is below. To view the media release in a PDF format, please click here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August, 17, 2020
Garden Hill, Anishininew Nation of Treaty 5 Territory.
Today, there is still no information on the whereabouts on community member Tammy Nattaway.
Tammy Nattaway is about five feet tall and 100 pounds. She has short hair and brown eyes. She was last seen in-between July 17 to July 20 2020 in Garden Hill First Nation
Hundreds of volunteers are in major mobilization in search of missing 16 – year old Tammy Nattaway in Garden Hill. There is search efforts conducted with specialized RCMP units, ground team volunteers, water search team (boats), Quad search team, K-9 units, certified divers from our neighbouring community, and search and rescue teams from God’s Lake, St. Theresa Point, Wassagamack and Red Sucker Lake. Searches are being conducted in some area of interest throughout Garden Hill and Wasagamack at this time.
Garden Hill First Nation is asking any other First Nation who wants to help/assist in the search efforts to contact Councillor Wayne Harper, (204) 450-3212.
Also, Island Lake Child & Family Services is offering a $5,000 reward for any information on the location of 16 year old Tammy Nattaway. Any information should be reported to Garden Hill Band Constables at (204) 456-2616.
(Please see attached poster)
Garden Hill Chief and Council also encourage to join the Facebook Page “Let’s Find Tammy Nattaway” for current updates.
Please be alert and continue practicing COVID-19 health practices.