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

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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.

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.

B.C. First Nation leads with green technology, sustainability

Tiny T’Sou-ke Nation in B.C. is emerging as a leader in renewable and green energy.

Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has just 122 names registered

Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are concerned about how the commission overseeing a long-awaited national inquiry is collecting names for its database.

Quebec police renew investigation into Cree woman's death in Val-d'Or after 25 years

The family of a Cree woman who died after being found beaten in Val-d’Or, Que. say police have only recently reached out to discuss their concerns about her case, more than 25 years after her death.

Reconciliation report card: Work remains for cities

Since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its 94 calls to action in 2015, many cities across Canada declared 2016 the ‘year of reconciliation.’

Lack of police services in the north a concern for MMIW families in N.L.

Imagine calling 911 and having someone answer in a language you might not fully understand, over 800 kilometres away.

RCMP change investigative approach to MMIW cases

The RCMP have made changes to how they investigate missing persons cases, months before a long-awaited inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls gets underway.

MMIW inquiry gets low grades in 1st report card

The commission heading up a long-awaited inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) gets low marks when it comes to keeping victims' families in the loop, says the Native Women's Association Of Canada.

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