Police renew call for help in search for First Nation woman missing in northern Ontario

Ontario Provincial Police are again asking for public assistance in the search for a missing woman from Mishkeegogamang First Nation. Charnelle Masakeyash, 26, was last seen near Pickle Lake, Ont. on Nov. 6, 2015.

Charnelle Masakeyash last seen Nov. 6, 2015 near Pickle Lake, Ont.

Police say Charnelle Masakeyash, 26, of Mishkeegogamang First Nation was reported missing on Nov. 8, 2015. (Stephanie Masakeyash/Facebook)

Ontario Provincial Police are again asking anyone with information about Charnelle Masakeyash to come forward.

The woman from Mishkeegogamang First Nation was last seen on Nov. 6, 2015 about one kilometre south of Pickle Lake, Ont., according to police.

First Nations volunteers, provincial police and Canadian Rangers conducted an extensive ground search for the 26-year-old in November. A police helicopter was also used in the search.  

Members of Mishkeegogamang First Nation are continuing the search.

Masakeyash is described as 5' 7' tall, 130 lbs, medium build, with straight, shoulder length black hair, usually worn in a ponytail and brown eyes.

Police say in the past, Masakeyash has spent time in both Thunder Bay and Winnipeg.

The OPP criminal investigations branch is overseeing the investigation into Masakeyash's disappearance. 

Anyone with information about Masakeyash, or anyone who may have seen her is asked to contact the Pickle Lake OPP Detachment at 807-928-2211, Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)