#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.
Revitalizing Moose-hide Tanning for Youth in Northern Saskatchewan
Top teacher is a life-long learner
Music Program Promotes Healing Through the Arts
Students find a creative outlet through music
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.
Spoken word brings Cree language to life for students
Some may consider older styles of poetry to be dead, but a Saskatoon education coordinator is using the medium to bring the Cree language to life, and her students are reaping the rewards.
Balcarres students recognize the role of First Nations and Métis people in their community
In some communities, role models are merely people to be admired. While they also admire their role models in Balcarres, some students at Balcarres Community School are also preserving their role models for “posterity”.
Summer employment at the Filmpool beneficial for all
It's not often that a budding filmmaker finds a summer job that will complement his or her future career and passion perfectly, but that was exactly the case for Mattias Graham.
Partners for creative Treaty Education
Students in The Prairie Valley School Division explored their relationship to the land and to the Treaties through a Creative Partnership that had them interviewing community members, visiting outdoor sites and learning about digital film-making.
Showcasing the works of Jim Settee: Keeping Saskatchewan stories alive
Thanks to a partnership between Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. and the Métis Cultural Development Fund, Saskatchewan filmmaker Jeanne Corrigal was able to tour her film, Jim Settee: The Journey Home, a documentary film about the life of Elder Jim Set
Everyone Has a Story to Tell
Promoting Cultural Diversity through Food
Cultural Project Combines Arts, Biology and Design
Students bring together art and science in the classroom
Art Workshops Connect Youth to Indigenous Traditions
How SYCAP is transforming lives through creativity
ARTforLIFE creates lasting legacy for students and teachers alike
A visual art-based education program at Saskatoon’s Mendel Art Gallery combines both, and is building a creative legacy that will leave a mark on teachers and students for years to come.
Students recognize First Nations and Métis leaders
Building community ties and connections is challenging for large, rural school divisions. However, some divisions make these connections a vital part of their students’ education.
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.
Culture Synk brings out the creative voice of youth
The youth in the northern Saskatchewan Village of Sandy Bay felt they had nothing to do, or at least that is how they saw it until a group of artists known as Culture Synk came to the village for six days to create a collaborative music video project call
Students go digital as part of Treaty Learning
Students from Balcarres learned that the art of film, audio and digital photography can create a fascinating opportunity to learn about Treaties in Saskatchewan.
More Than Just Theatre: GTNT Students Connect to Their Cultural Identity
Walking the Talk
Raising awareness of Truth and Reconciliation in Swift Current
LIVE Arts: Bringing the Arts to Life
Introducing Saskatchewan artists to students
Heritage Moments: How youth are finding inspiration through history
Saskatchewan students are taking an active interest in their heritage thanks to a school program designed to explore history and culture.
Cultural Arts Camp receives rave reviews from elders and students in Turnor Lake
The Cultural Arts Camp, hosted by the Birch Narrows Dene Community School, has started something they can’t stop, and its positive impact will be long lasting for the community of Turnor Lake.
Art as a catalyst for cultural connections
Art and creativity can be a powerful tool to bring people together and help them to learn from one another. This concept is something that the MacKenzie Art Gallery (MAG) in Regina has recognized and has been working with for several years.
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.
Nature Quest popular with Saskatchewan students
Saskatchewan students are getting back to nature with the help of Nature Saskatchewan’s Nature Quest program.
Champions only part of SEDA success
Supporting the pursuit of national championships, producing videos, hosting seminars and touring the north are just a few of the activities keeping the Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association (SEDA) busy this past year.
Interest in Languages Continues to Grow
Have you ever passed by a classroom and heard children speaking Urdu or Igbo? The Saskatchewan Organization of Heritage Languages (SOHL) hopes the sounds of heritage language in schools will grow more and more common every year.