Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation

Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation

October 24, 2013 16:13 ET

Missing Women from Kitigan Zibi First Nation Located

KITIGAN ZIBI ANISHINABEG FIRST NATION, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 24, 2013) - The Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation would like to confirm that Laura Spence and Nicole Hannah Whiteduck, who had been reported missing by their families, have been found safe and sound. "This is a wonderful outcome for the families and the community," stated Councillor Bill Ottawa.

Their families along with Chief and Council would like to express sincere thanks and appreciation to all community members who offered to help in any way they could. Thank you to the Kitigan Zibi Police Services for their resources, and the media for moving so quickly to get the word out. "The role of media is important to get the word out, but what is most important is that they remain with the story," said Chief Gilbert W. Whiteduck. Kitigan Zibi also thanks Search and Rescue Global 1 for their quick response and professionalism and Heli Mont-Tremblant for the use of their helicopter.

The Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Community is an Anishinabe (Algonquin) community located 130 km's north of Ottawa in the territory called Quebec. The community is the largest of the 10 Algonquin communities that make up the Algonquin Nation that has never ceded or entered into treaty for its ancestral lands.

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