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Mother denies Tamra, siblings taken from family

The mother of a missing five-year-old Native girl is denying claims that her children had been taken away from the family.

Lorena Keepness says Tamra and her other children have always been in her custody or with their father. She said they weren't in government care shortly before Tamra went missing the night of July 5.

Guy Lonechild, a vice-chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, said this week that the children were taken by the province and returned to the Keepness home. FSIN has been searching for Tamra since the police call off their search.

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