News and Events

Connecting with words

   Friday, June 18 2021

TRU President Brett Fairbairn drew upon a group of Secwépemc Elders to translate the university's vision statement into their ancient language.

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Connecting with words

   Friday, June 18 2021

TRU President Brett Fairbairn drew upon a group of Secwépemc Elders to translate the university's vision statement into their ancient language.

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Researcher joins Indigenous health-care task force

   Friday, June 4 2021

Dr. Sheila Blackstock has been appointed to the BC Government’s In Plain Sight task force.

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Sharing in sorrow and truth

   Friday, May 28 2021

President Brett Fairbairn writes in respect and honour to our region's first peoples, who at this time are dealing with the incomprehensible.

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Nikki Hunter-Porter

Finding answers for Indigenous mental wellness

   Friday, May 7 2021

A TRU Master of Nursing student passionate about improving mental-health services for Indigenous people has received research funding so she can create change that will benefit others in the Secwépemc Nation.

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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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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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