A look at the week of events at AFN special gathering

At times, emotions ran high, starting with Gord Downie.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
The Assembly of First Nations has wrapped up its week of meetings in Gatineau, Que.

From reconciliation to child welfare, climate change and a new languages act – the agenda was full.

And at times, emotions ran high, starting with Gord Downie.

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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.