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Listening to Indigenous students’ needs

   Wednesday, December 12 2018

TRU's Faculty of Student Development's Coyote Project involves taking a step back, and listening to Indigenous students.

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Listening to Indigenous students’ needs

   Wednesday, December 12 2018

TRU's Faculty of Student Development's Coyote Project involves taking a step back, and listening to Indigenous students.

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Lisa Bourque Bearskin

Indigenous health research designed to ‘uplift the nations’

   Wednesday, November 7 2018

Dr. Lisa Bourque Bearskin is collaborating with Indigenous communities with the goal of developing a community-based health research centre.

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Coyote connects youth to their roots, one stroke at a time

   Tuesday, October 16 2018

TRU's Adventure Tourism Coyote Project involves connecting kids with nature and Indigenous traditions.

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Salmon run puts Indigenous issues into perspective

   Friday, October 5 2018

TRU Law students learned about the importance of the Adams River salmon run from Indigenous elders who want to protect the fishery.

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Orange Shirt Day 2018 holding hands

Celebration and reconciliation go hand-in-hand on Orange Shirt Day

   Friday, September 28 2018

The day recognizes Residential School Survivors, their families, communities and those who didn't survive.

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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.