Adventures in Archaeology
On tour with the Saskatchewan Archaeology Society
Cultural Project Combines Arts, Biology and Design
Students bring together art and science in the classroom
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.
The world meets in Hazlet
The village of Hazlet in southwestern Saskatchewan has become an international cultural intersection point.
Production shares important Métis history
Live theatre has the power to touch audiences in a way few other art forms can. The play The Trial of Louis Riel has been reaching out and touching people with its story for 47 years.
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.
Shaping a new Multiculturalism Strategy for SaskCulture
Much has been said over the years about the term multiculturalism since it became a buzzword in the 1970’s.
Luseland wild about Whooping Cranes
The Town of Luseland is preparing to welcome back a former resident. The Luseland and District Museum is planning to add a new wing to their centre that will focus on educating the public about Whooping Cranes.
ArchaeoCaravan out in Saskatchewan
This has been an exciting year for the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society (SAS). Acting executive Director Kim Cloutier says the SAS’s success comes largely from two new initiatives designed to introduce archaeology to those who are unfamiliar with it.
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
Bridging Distances Through Technology
LIVE Arts goes national
Changing Attitudes through Debate
Youth can have an important voice in important national discussion
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.
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.
White City School sings the blues
It is said that music changes lives, and a musical collaboration between a local school teacher and an internationally acclaimed blues musician has done just that.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cross cultural learning in the classroom
School is a place where we can learn about the world around us, but it is just as important for all students to see themselves reflected in curriculum, resources, and structure of learning.
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.
Top teacher is a life-long learner
Living Histories – Treaty education in living sky school Division
There is more than one way to tell a story and the living sky school Division is bringing Treaty education to life through cultural experiences.
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.
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.
John Lamodigiere: Aboriginal Myth Buster
John Lagimodiere has been busy myth busting with his Aboriginal Awareness Training sessions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Creative Kids Attracting Interest
As the end of the Creative Kids pilot year draws near, several communities in Saskatchewan have experienced the growing demand for this new charitable giving program. Interest is growing, and the town of Shaunavon, can attest to that.