aptn Investigates: With Rights

Trina Roache takes us into the Cape Breton highlands, where the Mi’Kmaq are discovering that the battle for treaty rights isn’t over when court cases are done. From hunting to fishing, the Mi’Kmaq are finding that with rights comes not only responsibility, but confusion and conflict.

Video Journalist

Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.