Thompson Rivers University

Indigenous

Connecting with words

  Posted on: 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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Sharing in sorrow and truth

  Posted on: 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

  Posted on: 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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Dr. Shelly Johnson and the REDress Project

REDress Project reminds us of the missing

  Posted on: October 15, 2020

The Office of Indigenous Education and some Indigenous researchers have hung red dresses on campus to honour and remember Indigenous women and girls who are murdered or missing.

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