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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. » Learn 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.


Spring 2024 graduates share their insights

   Thursday, June 6 2024

TRU students share their journey to graduation.

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Fostering Indigenous research through a Secwépemc lens

   Wednesday, June 5 2024

TRU is honouring Secwépemc methodologies and relationships through the newly created position of the S7extekékstmen.

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TRU alum Nyden Iron-Nighttraveller receiving the Young Aboriginal Entrepreneur Award from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.

Alum stacks up recognition with scaffolding business

   Monday, June 3 2024

TRU alum Nyden Iron-Nighttraveller has been recognized by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.

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