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Understanding Canada’s diverse past

  Posted on: February 3, 2014

Since 1995 Canada has recognized February as Black History Month as a way of commemorating the contributions of Black Canadians throughout Canadian History.“The importance of research into black history is to take a small step in changing attitudes, even if they are just your own”.- Kristina Franks

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Field journals not just a snapshot

  Posted on: January 24, 2014

In “Not Just a Snapshot: The Thompson Drainage through Field Journal Art”, an exhibit at the Kamloops Art Council Main Gallery Jan. 9 to Feb. 1, Dr. Lyn Baldwin’s field journal drawings in pen and watercolour reveal the natural history of the region drained by the Thompson rivers in an intersection of artistic and scientific enquiry.

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Prehistoric hunters on the cutting edge

  Posted on: January 23, 2014

In the life of a Paleolithic hunter from over 250,000 years ago, the ability to take down prey from a distance would have been a vast improvement over confronting a dangerous animal at close quarters. New research by Dr. Karl Hutchings and colleagues finds evidence that these early hunters developed the technology to do so far earlier than first thought.

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Secwepemc Flag-raising

Secwepemc flagraising

  Posted on: December 23, 2013

Secwepemc flagraising at the eastgate entrance recognizes TRU being on the traditional land of the Secwepemc People.

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