Community Papers

TRU hosts Tiny Tots Powwow this weekend

The 2013 Honouring Our Tiny Tots Cultural Celebration and Powwow will take place at Thompson Rivers University on Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2.

The annual celebration grew from a student-led social-work class project three years ago on decolonization.

It brought together non-aboriginal students with no experience in hosting an aboriginal event, who then created the powwow.

About 300 participants are expected to take place, representing several aboriginal groups from across the province.

Celebrations occur at 7 p.m. each day, as well as at 1 p.m. on Saturday in the campus gym.

This year’s host drum is Kwatna Mountain, master of ceremonies is Richard Jackson and area director is Jim Edgar.




We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Const. Neil Bruce student thinks of others this Christmas
Woman found dead in Yale
Walnut Grove Santa tour set for Sunday
Hunters protest shift favouring non-residents
Site C dam construction to start next summer
Eight best designated driver stories from ICBC (with video)
FAMILY: Families the focus at Christmas for Salvation Army
Red Hatters give to the community
Gingerbread houses built for Christmas Bureau