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SATURDAY OCTOBER 4, 2008

The families of Maisy Odjick and Shannon Alexander would like to thank the Assembly of First Nations and National
Chief Phil Fontaine for holding a press conference this morning to raise public awareness on helping to find Maisy
and Shannon.

We'd also like to thank Chief Gilbert Whiteduck for coming to Ottawa to be part of the press conference.

The families also appreciate the support of the Sisters in Spirit Campaign and took solace in participating in their
annual vigil that also took place today.

We continue to appreciate your support and donations and thank you for visiting our website.  
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 3, 2008

A massive police-led search is being organized for this Sunday December 7, 2008 at 7:30 am at the Community Hall
in Kitigan Zibi (2 hours north of Ottawa). Please email me for further details at mjacko@findmaisyandshannon.com.
Please come and help us search!!!

A Search Team from the
Ottawa Valley Search & Rescue Dog Association is assisting in the search. The team is
composed of 6 members & 2 dogs.  Please visit www.ovsarda.on.ca or click the link on the left for more information.
THURSDAY DECEMBER 4, 2008

Search & Rescue Global 1 from Gatineau are also bringing a team to assist us in our search.

The time has been changed from 9:00am to
7:30am. However, if you can only make it at 9:00am then it's okay.
There will always be someone at the Hall. Thank you everyone for your help in this search.  We need to fight for
these girls because right now, they cannot fight for themselves!!
SATURDAY JANUARY 24TH, 2009

A meeting was organized by Chief Whiteduck on Wednesday January 14th,  2009 to discuss the results of the search
and the next steps of our planning.

The Search and Rescue Global 1 handed in a detailed report mainly stating that "The missing persons were neither
located,nor significant clues to their whereabouts uncovered during the search."

According to the Kitigan Zibi Police, there have been no new reliable signs or clues regarding the missing girls.

We have decided to resume our search of the Kitigan Zibi area in the spring.  Chief Whiteduck will be working closely
with the Search and Rescue Global 1 team to enhance the continuing search and to look at all avenues possible.

We are thankful for SAR Global 1 for their expertise and efforts and we look forward to their return in the Spring.

We are also thankful for Chief Whiteduck's continuous efforts and support.
TUESDAY APRIL 7, 2009

There will be another search coming up on May 2nd, 2009 and we are thankful that Search & Rescue Global 1 from
Gatineau will be joining us again. More details to come concerning what you need to bring along with other details.
Please email me at
mjacko@findmaisyandshannon.com or join the Facebook group "Volunteers needed for the
Search for Maisy & Shannon
" so that we know how many people will be coming.

We thank you in advance for your help in this search.  We are all working towards one common goal- to find Maisy
and Shannon!!
MONDAY APRIL 20, 2009

Please click here or the 'Briefing Note' tab above for detailed information about the upcoming search on May 2nd,
2009.
TUESDAY APRIL 21, 2009

Please consult the media advisory  concerning an upcoming press conference put on by the Québec Native
Women Inc.about the search for Maisy and Shannon.

Moreover, Amnesty International is generously donating a bus for search volunteers leaving from Ottawa to Kitigan
Zibi on Saturday May 2nd. Please
consult here  or the 'Volunteers' tab above for more information.
MONDAY JUNE 1, 2009

We would like to thank the Kitigan Zibi Pow Wow Committee and Samantha Tenasco for the Honor song and
Blanket Dance for Maisy and Shannon. Donations from the Blanket Dance were $561.00. We are so grateful to all
those who donated.  
MONDAY AUGUST 3, 2009


On August 21, 2009 $575 was fundraised at a golf tournament in
Maniwaki,QC that was held by the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal
Council. Monies will go towards a billboard to be put on highway 105 in
Kitigan Zibi, QC. Thank you for your support.
THURSDAY AUGUST 6, 2009

Today, it has been 11 months since Maisy and Shannon disappeared. The
police have not updated the neither of the families on what is currently
going on with this case. Even though there is no related activity at the
present time, we need to continue to fight for these girls as they are STILL
missing. Our continued goal is to have our story nationally told and
thoroughly investigated.  
***This website is now being maintained by your donations.***
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1, 2008

The (Help Find Maisy & Shannon Groups) are asking for your help to submit donations to raise a reward for their safe
return home.  Maisy Odjick and Shannon Alexander have been missing since Sept 5th 2008.

They are young First Nations Youth who are from the Kitigan Zibi community which is north of Ottawa, Ontario.

I have started off by donating $50.00 and would like to raise enough to offer a substantial reward to anyone who has
any information leading to the whereabouts of Maisy Odjick and Shannon Alexander.

You can donate by clicking on the donations tab at the top of the page. PayPal will  accept Interac or a credit card.
A receipt is available for tax purposes.
TUESDAY AUGUST 24, 2009

September 6th will mark one year since we last seen Maisy and Shannon.
We will be commemorating Sunday September 6th with a walk/vigil in
Kitigan Zibi. Please click
here or click the vigil tab above for more details.
The
press release also gives details concerning the vigil.
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 6, 2010

Our billboard is finally up! Maisy's mom Laurie Odjick is the driving force behind getting this up! Please view our 'Thank
you' tab to see the complete list but for now we would like to thank our band, Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, for donating the
poles, frame and worker's time. We also like to thank the workers, Clifford Tenasco, Adam Cayer, Norman Jacko and
Mark Roote. The billboard itself came from fundraising efforts. Great job, guys! We are now another step closer to our
goal of getting the word out to find answers. The billboard is located on highway 105 just as you are coming into Kitigan
Zibi,Quebec.
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2010

Our second vigil is coming up on September 6th 2010 to commemorate the disappearance of Maisy and Shannon.
Please click
here  or the 2nd vigil tab above for more details.

Please view our
newsletter for the latest news.
TUESDAY OCTOBER 12, 2010

BUS AVAILABLE FOR SEARCH FROM OTTAWA, ON TO KITIGAN ZIBI, QC

Amnesty International is once again providing a bus for the search for Maisy and Shannon on Saturday October 23rd.
The are only 40 spaces available so please RSVP as soon as possible by sending an email to
mjacko@findmaisyandshannon.com. We are asking for a small voluntary contribution. More detailed information to
come.