#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.
Mentorship Provides Opportunity to Share Métis Culture
Gathering Focuses on Reconciliation and Relationship-Building
New Skills Help Northern Youth Share Stories and Culture
Creative project provides technological opportunities
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.
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.
Grants make a difference for First Nations and Métis Groups
The Aboriginal Arts and Culture Leadership Grant (AACL) was launched by SaskCulture in 2007 following a funding model developed by the Saskatchewan Arts Board. The AACL grant is aimed at increasing the capacity in Aboriginal communities.
Pinehouse brings communities together
This past spring, one small northern community decided to host an event that would bring together the northern communities together to share, learn and celebrate Métis culture.
Partnership Develops videos to help Share Indigenous Culture
Popular Indigenous Peoples' Day Gathering Goes virtual
Family Camp Brings Together Community and Traditions
Learning traditions of your community
The Power of Plants
Learning traditional knowledge of plants and healing
Centennial celebration brings communities together
The village of Lestock is moving into the future using music and dance to celebrate differences and bring diverse cultures together.
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”.
New partnership sparks Métis interest
In its first year, the partnership between SaskCulture and Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI), intended to increase interest and awareness of funding available to preserve Métis cultural heritage, has resulted in an overwhelming response.
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
Take-home Arts and Craft Kits Popular During Pandemic
Métis Celebration Encourages Reconciliation
Living the River's Stories
Discovering our past down the South Saskatchewan River
Maple Creek Moves Forward
How a town in southwest Saskatchewan discovered that the preservation of its past can spur cultural growth today.
John Lamodigiere: Aboriginal Myth Buster
John Lagimodiere has been busy myth busting with his Aboriginal Awareness Training sessions.
Métissage: collaboration increases reach
Amazing connections can be made, and powerful ideas can blossom when organizations come together to work collaboratively on a project.
Popular fiddle fest continues to grow
The annual John Arcand Fiddle Fest has come a long way in 15 years. It has grown from offering a few fiddle work-shops to an eventful, four-day festival, held at Windy Acres in Saskatoon, featuring concerts, competitions, dances and performances.
Duck Lake identity shaped by vivid heritage
Duck Lake has been busy with many projects aimed at bringing its history alive through arts, education and celebration. The area surrounding Duck Lake is rich with culture and the community has been busy working on ways it can reflect its vivid history.