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Sheila Blackstock with Spirt Bears

Nursing practice course strengthens program’s Indigenous aspects

   Thursday, April 11 2019

TRC Spirit Bears are accompanying School of Nursing students on their rural Indigenous nursing practice in Hazelton.

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Sheila Blackstock with Spirt Bears

Nursing practice course strengthens program’s Indigenous aspects

   Thursday, April 11 2019

TRC Spirit Bears are accompanying School of Nursing students on their rural Indigenous nursing practice in Hazelton.

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Dr. Haytham Elmiligi, Dr. Gloria Ramirez, Laura Howard, Mariah Wilson, Roxanne Letterlough and Dr. Patrick Walton

New technology creates a future for ancient language

   Thursday, April 4 2019

The Faculty of Education and Social Work is using technology to create numerous ways for Secwepemctsín to be shared, taught and preserved.

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Indigenous science and health science camp: microscope

The science of including Indigenous knowledge to solve problems

   Friday, March 29 2019

Steps are in place and others in the works as the Faculty of Science includes more Indigenous perspectives in its courses and programs.

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TRU MEd student Marie Sandy

Preserving words of the past

   Wednesday, March 27 2019

Marie Sandy from the T’exelc (Williams Lake) Band is studying for her master's degree while preserving the language of her ancestors.

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Richard Abankwa Master of Business Administration

Workshops blast stereotypes about Indigenous peoples

   Tuesday, March 19 2019

TRU World's indigenization efforts go well beyond borders.

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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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