Learning to Live on the Land
An important aspect of Dene culture
On tour with the Saskatchewan Archaeology Society
Meme-making workshops help Northern youth reconnect to their roots
How SYCAP is transforming lives through creativity
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.
“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 traditions of your community
Workshops highlight the importance of the buffalo in First Nations culture
An annual Indigenous celebration brings school kids together to restore language and culture
This past summer, a unique camp offered parents a chance to learn and explore traditional First Nations parenting practices with their children.
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.
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.
Discovering our past down the South Saskatchewan River
Keeping a food tradition alive for future generations
Young participants recently had the opportunity to spend a week surviving without many of our modern conveniences.
Every year, people in Saskatoon travel around the world learning about different cultures – only to find out what they have in their own backyard.
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.
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.