News and Events

BMO donates $750K for Indigenous students at TRU

   Thursday, December 10 2020

BMO Financial Group is donating $750,000 to TRU to support scholarships, bursaries and awards for Indigenous health-care students and Indigenous undergraduate researchers.

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BMO donates $750K for Indigenous students at TRU

   Thursday, December 10 2020

BMO Financial Group is donating $750,000 to TRU to support scholarships, bursaries and awards for Indigenous health-care students and Indigenous undergraduate researchers.

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Dr. Shelly Johnson and the REDress Project

REDress Project reminds us of the missing

   Thursday, October 15 2020

The Office of Indigenous Education and some Indigenous researchers have hung red dresses on campus to honour and remember Indigenous women and girls who are murdered or missing.

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Nurses are practicing, learning, and leading health research

   Thursday, May 14 2020

Rose Melnyk, St’uxwtéws (Bonaparte), is working with Dr. Lisa Bourque Bearskin on a research project to co-develop an Indigenous Wellness Network within Interior Health.

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These are some of the almost-700 face masks made by Shelly Johnson and her husband Myles Clay for Indigenous communities.

Answering the call of community with hundreds of masks

   Monday, May 11 2020

Canada Research Chair Dr. Shelly Johnson has made almost 700 face masks on request from Indigenous communities and connections across Canada and beyond.

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Nathan Matthew

Matthew renewed for another term as Chancellor

   Wednesday, April 8 2020

Nathan Matthew is honoured to be collaboratively working with the many who have TRU's best interests at heart.

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Upcoming Events

Rematriation of Indigenous women: Filmmakers and storytellers

  Date: February 5, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  Location: No location specified

The Wel Me7 Yews Centre for Indigenizing Higher Education invites you to participate in this virtual webinar.


Annual Events

Aboriginal 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.

Orientation

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

Powwow

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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