#WeAreSK Public Service Announcements
During Culture Days 2013, the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan hired a freelance journalist, Evie Ruddy, and a videographer, Jason Rister, to travel around the province.
Traditional Languages Meet New Form of Self Expression
Meme-making workshops help Northern youth reconnect to their roots
Art Workshops Connect Youth to Indigenous Traditions
How SYCAP is transforming lives through creativity
Raising the Bar: Exploring Indigenous culture through game creation
Culture, games and sport all play an important role in a community, and a recent ArtsSmarts initiative set out to explore that connection through art and collaborative learning.
Language festival promotes cultural pride
“Love Your Language, Speak with Pride.” This was the message bestowed on over 450 First Nations students at the province’s first-ever Indigenous language Festival.
Learning Cultures and Building Literacy through the Arts
Some young Regina students are learning and getting immersed in cultures through innovative art program.
Family Camp Brings Together Community and Traditions
Learning traditions of your community
Bringing Back Tradition
Workshops highlight the importance of the buffalo in First Nations culture
Learning Language from Each Other
An annual Indigenous celebration brings school kids together to restore language and culture
Traditional Parenting Workshop Revives Culture at Island Lake First Nation
This past summer, a unique camp offered parents a chance to learn and explore traditional First Nations parenting practices with their children.
Oskayak Culture Camp connects youth to tradition
In May 2013, students from Oskayak High school in Saskatoon travelled north to the shores of Waterhen First Nation by the Meadow Lake Provincial Park.
Prince Albert Historical Society and Treaty Education
Teachers from local school divisions from across the curriculum and grade levels participated in the two- day workshop to collaboratively create three lessons plans in a given subject and grade level that supported Treaty and Aboriginal education.
Restoring Worldview: Centralizing Traditional and Holistic Birthing Practices in First Nations Communities
Living the River's Stories
Discovering our past down the South Saskatchewan River
Jamming for Culture
Keeping a food tradition alive for future generations
Bridging the Gap
Young participants recently had the opportunity to spend a week surviving without many of our modern conveniences.
Entertainment, eating, education and engagement create recipe for success at Folkfest’s Indian & Métis Pavilion
Every year, people in Saskatoon travel around the world learning about different cultures – only to find out what they have in their own backyard.
Yanessa Days celebrating past and modern culture
In the 1980’s, Sam Herman, then mayor of La Loche, encouraged community members to dress up in old-time clothing for a culture day celebration at the local elementary school. Thus, the Yanessa Days were born.
Doukhobors: keeping tradition alive on the prairies
A popular way of sharing a particular culture with others is through song. Always looking for ways to engage the public in their culture and traditions, the Doukhobor Cultural Society of Saskatchewan is planning to make their music even more accessible.