TRU’s Indigenous Health Nursing Committee and the School of Nursing Coyote Brings Food Research Project present a dialogue with Dr. Jacqueline Romanow. The title of her talk is The Role of the University in Truth and Reconciliation.
Refreshments will be provided.
Date: 9 April 2018 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: Brown Family House of Learning, TRU (Thompson Rivers University)
Room: HOL 190
Romanow is Métis and an associate professor and chair of the Department of Indigenous Studies at the University of Winnipeg.
She teaches courses in Indigenous rights, Indigenous politics, natural resources and economic development and was involved at UWinnipeg in the creation of an Indigenous Course Requirement (ICR) in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action.
UWinnipeg is one of the first universities in Canada to create and endorse a process for all incoming undergraduate students to learn about Indigenous peoples and be exposed to Indigenous perspectives and world views.
Visit TRU’s website about this event: http://inside.tru.ca/events/event/whats-the-universitys-role-in-truth-and-reconciliation/