Missing Saskatoon mother and son found in Oregon

Written by Javed Iqbal

ONE missing The Saskatoon mother and her son were found alive and well, according to it Saskatoon Police Service.

Dawn Walker and her son were reported in Oregon City, Oregon on Friday around 11:30 am

The two entered the United States illegally, according to a press release Friday.

The Saskatoon Police Service said U.S. authorities are considering the implications and any potential action as a result of an illegal entry into the U.S.

It added that a press conference will be held on Monday on any updates.

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Walker and her son were last seen on July 22 in Saskatoon and her truck was found parked at Chief Whitecap Park on July 25.

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Walker is the executive director of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN), which represents 74 First Nations across Saskatchewan.

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The Saskatoon Police Service, Saskatchewan RCMP and a number of other organizations, including the FSIN, have been searching for Walker and her son since they were reported missing.

The boy’s father set up a website to help raise awareness and find his son.

Through an email, the father said that he was a little overwhelmed by the news that the police found his son safe, that he will make sure to pick him up on Friday night and that he is glad that his prayers were answered.

Crimestoppers and police offered a $10,000 reward for information to help find Walker and her son.

Walker’s mother Theresa gave a statement about the discovery of her daughter and granddaughter, saying she was happy to hear they were both safe.

“Our prayers have been answered. The last 15 days have been extremely difficult for our family and community,” Theresa said.

We are extremely grateful to all those who assisted in the search effort, including the RCMP, Saskatoon Police Service, Federation of Saskatchewan Indigenous Nation, Prince Albert Grand Council Search and Rescue, Lloydminster Rescue, Grandmother’s Bay Search and Rescue, Red Earth Cree Nation volunteers and the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, and all of our family and friends.”

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