Morgan Harris was originally from Long Plains First Nation. She was a mother to five children. Her daughter Cambria Harris says, "she will be remembered as feisty and fun."
Marcedes was a mother to Titan and MacKenzie. The cherished daughter of Pamela (James), father Allan and stepfather Michael. The beloved sister of Jordan, Brandy and Andrew. The grandmother of Donna (Dave), grandfather Doug, and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She always had a big, beautiful smile. Marcedes loved to joke around and enjoyed dancing and singing with her sister and cousins. Sadiez had a silly nature which could make anyone put a smile on their face. She never condoned violence and had a very peaceful demeanour. The people who knew her would know she was a genuine, kind, loving friend. Marcedes was very protective of her children, mother, grandmother, siblings and family members. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her!
Mashkode Bizhiki’ikwe, or Buffalo Woman, has yet to be identified. She is believed to be in her mid 20's.
She was given this name out of respect by grieving community members, amid growing fears that a woman who is believed to be Indigenous would remain nameless.
We don’t want somebody to be known as unidentified. For us, a life is sacred and we have to honour that. Buffalo Woman is often the name you’re given until they find your name.
Tanya was always so happy, smiling and her smile was beautiful. She was a kind caring person, and she had such a kind heart. Tanya was a mother to two children.
Everyone who crossed Rebecca's short path in this life grew to enjoy her company and fell in love with her. She grew up with her seven siblings, mom, dad, and her childhood friends. She was the loving mother of her daughter Rose Marie.
She touched everyone’s life in a way that would always be remembered. Her contagious laughter and huge smile would always lighten up the room when it was quiet. Rebecca was always a giving person who loved to lend a hand with anything that she could. She had such a great love for animals, enjoyed her music on full blast, a lazy day with a movie, enjoyed trying new foods and she would get lost behind a paint brush showing her artistic ability. She loved to go for long walks and enjoyed the peace in nature. Rebecca will truly be missed by her family and friends but never forgotten. Her spirit lives on in each one of our hearts, may she live on in us.
Linda was the loving mother Tyrone, Janessa, Deanna and Devin.
Linda was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Growing up in a blended family home, she was the baby in the family and forever became known to us as "Baby".
She was well loved by her large family. She was the favourite auntie to her beloved nieces and nephews; “Auntie Baby” as she was affectionately called by them. She was always there for her siblings and jumped in where needed. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She was often happy, smiling and was well liked amongst the people she met. As a child, she was athletically gifted and competitively swam. During this time she was incredibly fit and often would flex her muscles to show off her hard work. This came to an end after losing her mother in a tragic accident when Linda was 13 years old. Afterwards, Linda was raised by her sister Lucy until Linda became a mother herself.
Linda absolutely adored being a mommy to her four children. They were her pride and joy. She had a lot of love and patience with her little ones. She loved playing with her kids and spending time with them. She held fun birthday parties for her kids and made holidays memorable.
Linda will be remembered for her strong Christian faith. She had a heart of gold and never hesitated to lend a shoulder of support to anyone in need. Her contagious laugh filled any room she was in.
Joey-Tiiah Patricia English was a beautiful Blackfoot woman from the Piikani Nation and enjoyed being a social butterfly. She especially enjoyed visiting, laughing, joking and creating memories with family and friends. Joey’s love and friendship extended that if you were cold, she would give you her jacket, as Joey had great compassion for people. Her love for her children was bigger than her heart as they where pride and happiness.
Joey was loved dearly by her children Kayson, Kashlyn, and Kali-Sunshine. Mother Stephanie English and father Leroy Moses. Brothers: Benjamin & Leroy (JR) Moses.
Camp Morgan was set up in December 2022 at Brady Road Landfill in Winnipeg to call on the Winnipeg Police Service and the province of Manitoba to search for the remains of Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, and an unidentified woman called Mashkode Bizhiki'ikwe or Buffalo Woman ( a name given out of respect by Indigenous elders), believed to be the victims of a serial killer. Winnipeg police believe their bodies are in the landfill.
We are the family, loved ones and supporters of Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, Rebecca Contois, Linda Beardy, Tanya Nepinak, Joey English and Mashkode Bizhiki'ikwe or Buffalo Woman.
An ever-growing number of supportive members of the public join us.
Searching The Landfills of Winnipeg is the focus of Camp Morgan. Camp Morgan was set up on December 18, 2022, and we had one purpose: to search the landfills. Today, we still have the same goal.
Our Camp is peaceful and driven solely to recover the remains of our loved ones.
Hello everyone. We have set up a Camp behind the Canadian Human Rights Museum to protest to get the landfill searched where Marcedes Myran and Morgan Harris's remains are said to be. Camp Marcedes is the second Camp we have now, and this one is in the name of Marcedes Myran to keep her spirit and name alive. We welcome anyone to come and stand with us and show us your support.Content
Fire is a sacred gift from the Creator, as well as a doorway of communication with the Spirit world, ancestors and creation. The sacred fire burns 27/7 at both Camps. It must never go out. We rely on community donations of firewood. Firewood can be dropped off directly to the camps. We truly appreciate this kindness.
Manitoba's first First Nations Premier was sworn in October 18, 2023. Premier Kinew has publicly committed to fund the search of the landfill, He met with the families on October 26 and offered a formal apology on behalf of the Government of Manitoba for the actions of the former PC leader Heather Stefanson
Former Manitoba Premier refused to fund the search of the landfill, citing possible health risks to workers, despite recommendations made in a feasibility study. She later campaigned on her racist stance not to search the landfill.
At Search the landfill, our vision is to create a community where mental health is a top priority and individuals can access the resources they need to achieve optimal well-being.
Double standards in relation to other Canadian landfill searches.
In 2021, Toronto searched for over two months with multiple teams in an effort to locate the body of Nathaniel Brettell, after his murder. No feasibility study was required prior to the search. The investigation began promptly because “The Toronto Police will not stop in their pursuit of evidence and the recovery of people for their family as they investigate these criminal acts,” Detective Sergeant Keri Fernandes told the station.
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