#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.
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.
Literary Acclaim Meets Small-City Charm
A look into the Saskatchewan Festival of Words
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.
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.
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.
Partnership Develops videos to help Share Indigenous Culture
Everyone Has a Story to Tell
Jennifer Fitzpatrick’s Leading Role in Telling the Stories of Humboldt
Love of Theatre Growing in the North
Northern Saskatchewan students build their own stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Popular Indigenous Peoples' Day Gathering Goes virtual
More Than Just Theatre: GTNT Students Connect to Their Cultural Identity
Intercultural Sharing through Storytelling
Story Slam promotes understanding between cultures
RIIS to the Path of Healing
How a film about uncovering the past unexpectedly brings two filmmakers on a surprising personal journey
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.
#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.
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.