Success Stories

Multiculturalism

#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.

Arts, Cultural Industries

Augmented reality Creates Moving Pictures: Increases Accessibility to Art Work

Regina
Nov, 2020
Arts, Cultural Industries

Winding Words with Saskatchewan Festival of Words

Moose Jaw
Nov, 2020
Arts, General Culture

Stegner Residence: A Home for Creativity

Sep, 2020
Arts, First Nations

The Kiwek Project

St. Francis School in Saskatoon partners with artists from the Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre to create a Cree language play interpreted from the Hollywood movie Jumanji.

Saskatoon
May, 2016
Arts, Cultural Industries

Literary Acclaim Meets Small-City Charm

A look into the Saskatchewan Festival of Words

Moose Jaw
Mar, 2015
First Nations , Heritage, Métis

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.

Saskatoon
Feb, 2014
First Nations , Heritage

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.

Saskatoon
Nov, 2013
Arts

Youth connect with culture through summer music camp

In July 2012, over 80 youth from Regina and Saskatoon participated in a first of its kind summer music camp.

Regina
Jun, 2013
Arts, First Nations

Storytelling through digital animation

For many organizations, keeping up with technology can be a daunting task, such as using new tools in the workplace, incorporating new skills into daily life, or keeping up with social media trends.

North Battleford
Apr, 2012
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Partnership Develops videos to help Share Indigenous Culture

Southey
Nov, 2020
Arts, Heritage, Indigenous, Multiculturalism

Everyone Has a Story to Tell

Saskatchewan-wide
Sep, 2020
General Culture

Jennifer Fitzpatrick’s Leading Role in Telling the Stories of Humboldt

Humboldt
Jan, 2019
Arts

Love of Theatre Growing in the North

Northern Saskatchewan students build their own stories

Buffalo Narrows
Apr, 2016
General Culture

Expressing Saskatchewan narratives through technology

With a background in journalism, Evie ruddy is a natural storyteller. As a SaskCulture animateur, she is helping others develop that very same skill.

Saskatchewan-wide
Nov, 2014
Arts

Memory boxes and art engage seniors

For several months in late 2013, about 20 senior citizens from the Regina-area have been creating memory boxes and paintings based on their own personal stories and narratives.

Regina
Feb, 2014
Heritage

Prairie Wind and Silver Sage conserve prairie landscapes

This past summer, Prairie Wind and Silver Sage was excited to launch phase one of their ecomuseum project exploring the unique character of the Grasslands, Val Marie and the surrounding area.

Val Marie
Nov, 2013
Arts, Métis

Interactive workshop helps students learn about Métis tradition

Gravelbourg’s Camille Bell was invited by teacher Anita Clarke to Mossbank School where Bell spent a day presenting Métis traditions to elementary school children.

Mossbank
Dec, 2012
First Nations , Métis

Storytelling important to preserving history & tradition

“So much of contemporary Aboriginal art practice, whether it is visual, media, performing, or interdisciplinary art work, is rooted in our culture’s oral stories and customary knowledge,” explains Elwood Jimmy, Festival co-director.

Regina
Apr, 2011
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Popular Indigenous Peoples' Day Gathering Goes virtual

Saskatoon
Nov, 2020
Arts, Cultural Industries, First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous

More Than Just Theatre: GTNT Students Connect to Their Cultural Identity

Saskatoon
Sep, 2020
Heritage

Intercultural Sharing through Storytelling

Story Slam promotes understanding between cultures

Saskatoon
Oct, 2016
First Nations , Heritage

RIIS to the Path of Healing

How a film about uncovering the past unexpectedly brings two filmmakers on a surprising personal journey

Saskatchewan-wide
Jan, 2016
General Culture

SaskScapes chronicles the people of Saskatchewan

Kevin Power is the creator and host of SaskScapes, a series of podcasts devoted to arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan-wide
Nov, 2014
General Culture

#iheartculture contest winners

Throughout the summer of 2013, SaskCulture ran a social media contest as a part of Culture Days in Saskatchewan asking residents to share what they love about culture by posting their photos, videos, poems or stories.

Saskatchewan
Nov, 2013
Arts, First Nations

Retreat helps Aboriginal youth share their stories

In August 2012, the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild (SWG), in partnership with the First Nations University of Canada (FNUC), hosted the first annual Bringing Back the Buffalo: Aboriginal Youth Writers’ Retreat in Regina.

Regina
Jun, 2013
Arts, Multiculturalism

Media workshop opening doors for newcomers to Saskatoon

Media workshop opening doors for newcomers to Saskatoon

Saskatoon
Dec, 2012