News and Events

Shawn Blankinship working with statistics related to Indigenous governance

Student’s research has important implications for Indigenous governance

   Thursday, April 22 2021

MBA student Shawn Blankinship's gains surprising insights doing research on First Nation government investing policies and community wellbeing.

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Shawn Blankinship working with statistics related to Indigenous governance

Student’s research has important implications for Indigenous governance

   Thursday, April 22 2021

MBA student Shawn Blankinship's gains surprising insights doing research on First Nation government investing policies and community wellbeing.

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Indigenous student mentors reflect on leadership roles

   Monday, April 12 2021

Being a mentor can help you prepare for your professional pathway. As part of any student leadership program, there are many opportunities for training that can benefit your personal development.

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TRU Indigenous mental health expert addresses Senate on changes to MAID

   Tuesday, February 2 2021

Rod McCormick testified as a witness before the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs about Bill C7, an act to amend the Criminal Code (medial assistance in dying, or MAID).

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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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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.


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