Thompson Rivers University

Castanet Kamloops | TRU, First Nations partner

April 29, 2021

A partnership between two First Nations and Thompson Rivers University has enhanced a certificate program where students learn to sustainably farm using Indigenous and Western practices. The Applied Sustainable Ranching Certificate can be achieved through distance learning, but students also participate in work practicums and workshops on Secwepemc ranches and farms. Skeetchestn Indian Band initiated the partnership — called Elkstewewc ne tmicw, working together on the land — with Tk’emlups te Secwepemc and TRU. Read more