Martha Troian

Originally from Obishikokaang (Lac Seul First Nation) located in northwestern Ontario, Martha Troian is an investigative journalist who frequently contributes to CBC News, including work on the multiple award-winning and ongoing Missing & Murdered: The Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women and Girls. Follow her @ozhibiiige

Latest from Martha Troian

A school they called Alcatraz: Survivor reflects on sisters' deaths at Kuper Island Residential School

Many children who were forced to attend Kuper Island Residential School off the coast of Chemainus on Vancouver Island died trying to leave. Survivor Karen McCallum, whose half-sisters were presumed drowned trying to escape, is still looking for answers.

Coroner deliberates whether to exclude footage of Thunder Bay police dragging Indigenous man from inquest

Lawyers for a northern Ontario police force have concluded their arguments to exclude video of an Indigenous man being dragged inside a Thunder Bay police station from an upcoming inquest. The presiding coroner said he will take time to weigh the arguments presented Thursday before making a decision.

New app aims to help families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

An innovative new app has been developed for families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

WestJet made homecoming for brain-injured grandson an ordeal, grandmother says

Grandmother from Sagkeeng says she had a horrible experience in the airport bringing her disabled grandson home.

More cases added in year since CBC News launched Unresolved: Case Closed or Murder?

In the year since CBC News launched Unresolved: Case Closed or Murder? — which highlighted dozens of MMIWG cases in which families dispute "no foul play" — more cases have been added to our national database.

Grandmothers call for monument to honour Sagkeeng First Nation's MMIWG

Several grandmothers from Sagkeeng First Nation would like to see a permanent monument to honour those who went missing or were murdered.

Close to 100 sacred pictographs in Ontario park vandalized with spray paint

Graffiti found on a sacred pictograph site at Matinenda Provincial Park in Ontario has outraged Indigenous leaders and people living in the area. The OPP says it's investigating the vandalism.

Architects from around the world gather in Ottawa for 1st-ever Indigenous design symposium

For the first time in Canada, Indigenous architects from around the globe will gather this weekend to discuss design and "place-making" at the International Indigenous Architecture and Design Symposium in Ottawa.

Families disagree with MMIWG inquiry commission's reason to postpone hearings

Twenty-three families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls say they didn't advise commissioners of a long-awaited national inquiry to postpone public hearings, as was announced last week.

Indigenous Christian ministers walk in 2 worlds

Some Christian ministers who are Indigenous open up about how difficult it can be to reconcile their personal faith with the role that churches played in Canada's residential schools.