Research creates pathway for Indigenous knowledge in nursing education

   Thursday, May 12 2022

Researchers at six BC universities are the recipients of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant, sharing $683,000 in funding.

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Nikki Hunter-Porter

Recognizing the role of Indigenous nurses

   Friday, April 8 2022

BC Indigenous Nurses Day is being recognized for the first time on Sunday, April 10, due to the efforts of dedicated nurses.

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Ch’nook Scholars: Connecting Indigenous students with business leaders

   Tuesday, March 29 2022

Jason Cerenzie and Brittany Thomas from the Bob Gaglardi School of Business and Economics are two of TRU’s 2021/22 Ch’nook Scholars.

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Top chef cooks up lessons for TRU students

   Tuesday, March 8 2022

Chef Bernard Casavant dropped in to the TRU Culinary Arts program during Indigenous Awareness Week to share his years of experience.

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Standing in support with T’exelc

   Wednesday, January 26 2022

President Brett Fairbairn writes with thoughts for the Williams Lake First Nation (T’exelc), who have identified potential burial sites.

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Annual Events

Indigenous Awareness Week

A variety of activities take place every year in late February. Past events have included a fashion show, an elders luncheon, a bannock bake-off, and more.


TRU Services for Indigenous Students hosts a variety of welcome events and activities for Indigenous students as classes get started in the fall.


A traditional powwow takes place every year in late February or early March. It attracts people from near and far and of all ages for competitive and recreational performances.

Transitions to post-secondary day

High school students spend the day on campus to learn what TRU has to offer through workshops, activities, tours and interactions with faculty and staff.

High school science and health sciences camp

Students entering grades 8-10 stay overnight at TRU Residence during the summer, the do hands-on experiments, learn about traditional practices, go on field trips and meet faculty and students.

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