Violence. Retaliation. Disappearances. The Navajo Nation is 27,000 square miles of remote terrain with just over 200 tribal police officers. This season on Stolen, Connie Walker’s investigation into the cases of two missing women leads her on a search for justice in a place where people say you can get away with murder.
Jermain’s ex-boyfriend Michael DeFrance goes on trial for federal firearms charges stemming from an assault on Jermain in 2013. After the judge announces a verdict, someone reaches out to us to talk about Michael and the day Jermain went missing.
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 the Oblates reveal new allegations against Father Gauthier, Connie wants to know: how many other priests at St. Michael’s are accused of sexual abuse? A search for records comes up short. But then the team has a breakthrough.
After the trauma of residential school, Connie’s dad and thousands of other survivors had to find a way forward. Canada eventually offered a path for compensation, but justice was rare. Now, decades later, is it too late for accountability?
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 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...