The effects of residential school didn’t end after St. Michael’s closed. Connie realizes that this journey to understand her dad’s life has been an attempt to heal from her own trauma. And there’s something else in her story that she needs to confront.
After operating as a residential school for more than 100 years, St. Michael’s burned to the ground in 2001. Dozens of survivors, including Howard, went to the school grounds to watch the building burn. What really happened inside those walls? The students of St. Michael’s share their stories.
After hearing allegations from members of her family against two priests, Connie sets out to investigate these men and their work at St. Michael’s. What she discovers is alarming. But when Connie shares her findings with a survivor who knew her father, he issues a stark warning that leaves her reeling.
There are things in every family that no one ever talks about. In Connie’s family, the truth of what really happened to the Cameron kids in residential school has largely remained unspoken. But when Connie breaks that silence and begins asking questions, her Aunties and Uncles start telling their stories—and naming names.
One night back in the late 1970s, an officer in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police pulled over a suspected drunk driver. When he walked up to the vehicle, he came face-to-face with a ghost from his past: a residential school priest. That officer was journalist Connie Walker’s late father. What happened that night on the side of the road compelled her to return home to Saskatchewan nearly 40 years la...
Last May, investigative journalist Connie Walker came upon a story about her late father she'd never heard before. One night back in the late 1970s while he was working as an officer in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, he pulled over a suspected drunk driver. He walked up to the vehicle and came face-to-face with a ghost from his past—a residential school priest. What happened on the road that ni...
The story of what happened to Jermain began long before the night she disappeared. We go back to the small town of Dixon Agency where she grew up and trace the path that led her to the doorstep of a new neighbor, a teenage boy named Michael.
In 2018, a 23-year-old Indigenous woman named Jermain Charlo stepped out of a bar in downtown Missoula, Montana, and disappeared. Journalist Connie Walker travels to Montana to retrace what might have happened to Jermain.
In 2018, a young Indigenous mother left a bar in downtown Missoula, Montana, and was never seen again. After two years and thousands of hours of investigative work, the case remains open, and police believe they are close to solving the mystery of what happened to Jermain Charlo. On this season of Stolen, we go inside the investigation, tracking down leads and joining search parties for Jermain thr...