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It is agonizing’: Grieving mother calls for answers after Indigenous daughter found dead on reserve – Alaska Highway News

Aug 8, 2023

An Indigenous woman is dead and her mother is desperately searching for answers on what happened during the last moments she was alive.

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A grieving mother is desperately waiting for answers about her daughter’s death.

Jennifer Gunanoot lives in Terrace and is a Gitxsan First Nation member of the Gitanmaax reserve. On July 28, she was joined by a group of people as they marched across a bridge to bring awareness to her daughter’s death.

“It is agonizing, every day. We relive it every day, and every day nothing is being done,” she says.

On June 17, just after noon, she received a call from a family member telling her that her 29-year-old daughter Kaylee Gunanoot was dead.

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