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Indigenous 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. » Learn more


TRU Services for Indigenous Students hosts a variety of welcome events and activities for Indigenous students as classes get started in the fall.


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.


TRU board unanimously approves Indigenous Education Centre

   Friday, September 29 2023

The TRU Board of Governors unanimously approved to move ahead with construction of a $22-million Indigenous Education Centre.

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Knowledge Makers shares Indigenous approach to research worldwide

   Friday, September 15 2023

The Knowledge Makers program at TRU has expanded Indigenous student research from the Kamloops campus to countries around the world.

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Alum promotes Indigenous perspective in engineering

   Tuesday, August 29 2023

PhD student Danilo Caron drew upon the support of his family when committing to return to post-secondary school.

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