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.

General Culture, Multiculturalism

Culture Threads: Event Sparks Cultural Conversations

Saskatoon
Apr, 2021
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Heritage, Indigenous

Traditions and Language: Oasis Programs Adapted During Pandemic

Nipawin
Apr, 2021
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Partnership Develops videos to help Share Indigenous Culture

Southey
Nov, 2020
Arts, Cultural Industries, First Nations , Métis

Mentorship Provides Opportunity to Share Métis Culture

Prince Albert
Nov, 2020
Arts, Heritage, Indigenous, Multiculturalism

Everyone Has a Story to Tell

Saskatchewan-wide
Sep, 2020
Cultural Industries, First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous

Revitalizing Moose-hide Tanning for Youth in Northern Saskatchewan

Northern Saskatchewan
Sep, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage, Métis

Gathering Focuses on Reconciliation and Relationship-Building

Regina
Mar, 2020
First Nations , Heritage, Indigenous

Reconnecting Youth to Mother Earth

Onion Lake Cree Nation
Mar, 2020
Arts, Cultural Industries, General Culture

Finding a Connection to the Land Through Art

Regina
Dec, 2019
First Nations , Indigenous

Manitou Sakahīcan: Reviving the Healing Waters

Manitou Beach
Dec, 2018
Multiculturalism

A Rightful Place to Call Home

Newcomers sharing their stories to local audiences

Saskatchewan-wide
Jan, 2018
Heritage, Métis

Métis Cultural Immersion

Learning about Métis traditions during Culture Days

Batoche Historic Site
Jan, 2018
Métis

Living the River's Stories

Discovering our past down the South Saskatchewan River

La Loche
Apr, 2017
First Nations , General Culture

Spirit Horse Project

Connecting youth to their Indigenous culture

Regina
Apr, 2016
First Nations

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.

Turnor Lake
Jun, 2014
Arts

Popular touring workshop engages artists and Saskatchewan students

Every fall, for nearly 30 years, a troupe of Saskatchewan artists has jumped aboard a van and hit the road to provide arts workshops to students in schools all across the province.

Saskatchewan
Feb, 2014
General Culture

Culture Days Q & A with the St. Walburg Allied Arts Council

St. Walburg, Saskatchewan was a cultural hotspot during Culture Days in 2013.

St. Walburg
Nov, 2013
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
Multiculturalism

Tours helping newcomers Discover Saskatoon

Museums. Art galleries. Historic sites. These three places are common sites on many cultural tours. In Saskatoon, leisure centres, government offices and food stores are the sites to discover instead.

Saskatoon
Dec, 2012
Arts

Weyburn sees Culture Days Success

Culture Days is still an opportunity to many communities. Those considering taking the opportunity to organize a Culture Days activity or event may want to check out Weyburn’s example.

Weyburn
Apr, 2012
General Culture

Q & A with Reggie Newkirk - Cultural Leader in Saskatchewan

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

New Action Groups Focus on Reconciliation in Saskatoon

Saskatoon
Apr, 2021
Arts, Cultural Industries

Augmented reality Creates Moving Pictures: Increases Accessibility to Art Work

Regina
Nov, 2020
Arts, First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Take­-home Arts and Craft Kits Popular During Pandemic

Saskatoon
Nov, 2020
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
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Advancing Reconciliation Beyond Words

Regina
Mar, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Incorporating Land-based Learning into Programming

Regina
Mar, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Restoring Worldview: Centralizing Traditional and Holistic Birthing Practices in First Nations Communities

Kahkewistahaw First Nation No. 72
Mar, 2020
Arts, General Culture

Report Shows Saskatchewan Citizens Spend Less Time on Leisure and Culture

Dec, 2019
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous

Connecting with your Inner ‘Story-ior’

How the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writers Circle is building a community of Indigenous Storytellers

Saskatchewan-wide
Apr, 2018
Multiculturalism

Beyond Plates of Perogies

Saskatoon celebrates Ukrainian Day in the Park

Saskatoon
Jan, 2018
Multiculturalism

Showcasing Culture in Yorkton

Yorkton Festival of Cultures Provides Welcoming Venue for Newcomers

Yorkton
Jan, 2018
Multiculturalism

Dance as a Gateway into Ukrainian Culture

Youth finding their own voices in history

Saskatchewan
Apr, 2016
First Nations , Multiculturalism

Finding Common Ground

Project aims to bridge cultural difference between Saskatchewan residents

Prince Albert
Jan, 2016
Arts, First Nations

CARFAC bridges gap with Aboriginal artists

Several years ago, CARFAC Saskatchewan (Canadian Artists’ Representation/le Front Des Artistes Canadiens) identified a gap in terms of its service to, and engagement with, the Aboriginal artist community.

Saskatoon
Feb, 2014
Arts

Saskatoon’s Street Meet Festival: challenging perceptions of public art

This past summer, from July 5-7, 2013, Saskatoon’s AKA Gallery and a group of renowned artists to create Saskatoon’s first annual street meet Festival.

Saskatoon
Feb, 2014
Arts

Gateway Festival has positive community impact for nearly a decade

For almost ten years, the Gateway Music Festival held in Bengough, SK has been entertaining audiences and providing a unique opportunity for Saskatchewan musicians to play alongside internationally acclaimed artists.

Bengough
Nov, 2013
Heritage

Main Street Program continues to revitalize Saskatchewan Communities

Traditionally, Main Street has been the hub of the community for towns and villages throughout the province. Four Saskatchewan communities are now taking steps to ensure it remains that way for years to come.

Saskatchewan-wide
Mar, 2013
First Nations , Heritage, Métis

Wanuskewin draws a crowd for Culture Days

“Culture Days at Wanuskewin Heritage Park was a great success this year. We were expecting around 100 people, but throughout the day over 500 people visited the park," says Cameron McRae, visitor services manager, Wanuskewin Heritage Park.

Saskatoon
Dec, 2012
General Culture

Culture Days highlights importance of culture to communities

This year, SaskCulture once again spearheaded the Culture Days celebrations in Saskatchewan. Leading up to the Culture Days week, organizers were pleased to see over 160 cultural activities registered, by over 40 communities in the province, into the nat

Saskatchewan-wide
Oct, 2011
General Culture

Uncovering the Cultural Drivers for Saskatoon's Culture Plan

Known for its river, its heritage and its vibrant arts and culture scene, Saskatoon jumped on the opportunity to incorporate its unique culture into a range of different strategic planning priorities.

Saskatoon
Jan, 2011
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Rooted in Tradition: How Dream Brokers Created a Medicinal Plant Teaching Project

Prince Albert
Apr, 2021
Cultural Industries, Heritage, Multiculturalism, Municipality

Combining In-Person and virtual Programming for a new Cultural experience

Prince Albert
Nov, 2020
Arts, Cultural Industries, Heritage

Keeping Museum Conversations Online

Regina
Nov, 2020
Arts, General Culture, Heritage, Municipality

Culture Days Supports Community-Building in Weyburn

Weyburn
Sep, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Métis Celebration Encourages Reconciliation

Saskatoon
Sep, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Heritage

Creating Platforms for Revitalization

Sturgeon Lake First Nation No. 101
Mar, 2020
Arts, First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage, Multiculturalism

Learning Cultures and Building Literacy through the Arts

Some young Regina students are learning and getting immersed in cultures through innovative art program.

Regina
Mar, 2020
Arts, General Culture, Heritage, Indigenous

Building Community and Sharing Culture Through Art

Maple Creek
Dec, 2019
First Nations , General Culture, Multiculturalism

Community Brings People and Cultures Together

Regina
Dec, 2018
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous

Where are the Buffalo?

How a project brought the buffalo spirit back to the streets of Regina

Regina
Apr, 2018
Multiculturalism

Cultural Village Showcases African Canadian Culture and Youth

"Art is a very powerful form of communication. It's the way we understand who they are."

Regina
Jan, 2018
First Nations , General Culture

Important Link in Saskatchewan's North

The Northern Sport, Culture and Recreation District brings community together

Northern Saskatchewan
Apr, 2017
Multiculturalism, Métis

Métis Cultural Camp Strengthens Youth Identity

Culture camp nurtures relationships

Saskatoon
Apr, 2016
First Nations , Heritage

Art Workshops Connect Youth to Indigenous Traditions

How SYCAP is transforming lives through creativity

Saskatoon
Jan, 2016
First Nations , Métis

Entertainment, eating, education and engagement create recipe for success at Folkfest’s Indian & Métis Pavilion

Every year, people in Saskatoon travel around the world learning about different cultures – only to find out what they have in their own backyard.

Saskatoon
Feb, 2014
General Culture

Artists ‘animate’ Culture Days in Saskatchewan

Since 2010, SaskCulture has hired Saskatchewan artists, from a variety of disciplines, to interest people – planners and public - in participating in Culture Days, a three-day event held during the last weekend in September each year.

Saskatchewan
Nov, 2013
Arts

Mann Art Gallery engages community through art

People of all ages from the Prince Albert area have been discovering their inner artist thanks to a partnership between the Mann Art Gallery and a local business.

Prince Albert
Nov, 2013
Heritage

Saskatoon’s Heritage in the palm of your hand

A university of Saskatchewan student is rewriting Saskatoon’s history—and now that history fits in the palm of your hand.

Saskatoon
Mar, 2013
General Culture

Culture Days: two years and growing

It only took two years for Culture Days to capture the imagination of people in cities and towns throughout Saskatchewan. Inspired by this success, SaskCulture, along with many community organizers, is eager to keep Culture Days as a focal point for cult

Saskatchewan-wide
Jun, 2012
General Culture

Every Community has a Story

Every community, large and small, has a story and cultural assets that help set it apart from those around it.

Saskatchewan-wide
Jan, 2011
General Culture

Culture Days: A Culture Free For All

In Saskatchewan, the idea for a “culture week” or similar awareness campaign had been discussed for a number of years.

Saskatchewan-wide
Oct, 2010