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Coyote stands sentinel over TRU Library initiatives

   Friday, February 22 2019

The Library is embracing TRU’s Coyote Project Indigenization efforts through staff training and building Indigenous library collections.

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House of Learning Library Coyote

Coyote stands sentinel over TRU Library initiatives

   Friday, February 22 2019

The Library is embracing TRU’s Coyote Project Indigenization efforts through staff training and building Indigenous library collections.

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Indigenous writing course digs deep into cultural richness

   Friday, February 22 2019

A new, intensive course highlights award-winning Indigenous writers and then challenges students to

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Down Under delegates share in Indigenous exchange

   Tuesday, February 19 2019

Australian university students and staff spent eight days at TRU as part of an Indigenous exchange. Find out what they learned.

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Newsroom —Wyt-k Hello Talk to the Experts

Training the next generation of First Nations language teachers

   Thursday, January 31 2019

June Kelly co-ordinates TRU's First Nations Language Program and spoke with Radio NL about the importance of keeping languages alive.

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Healing through everyday acts of kinship

   Wednesday, January 23 2019

Two research programs, both supporting Indigenous research capacity and reconciliation, have been boosted by prestigious federal grants.

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Upcoming Events

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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.