#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.
Increasing equity and belonging for youth: Teaching hoop dancing helps build cultural connections
How Kelsey Starblanket's teachings help youth find purpose
Room for Exploring Cultures Together at the Reading Place
New Program Brings Poetry and Stage into Students’ Homes
Métis Mondays with the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club
Mentorship Provides Opportunity to Share Métis Culture
Everyone Has a Story to Tell
Revitalizing Moose-hide Tanning for Youth in Northern Saskatchewan
Gathering Focuses on Reconciliation and Relationship-Building
Learning Cultures and Building Literacy through the Arts
Some young Regina students are learning and getting immersed in cultures through innovative art program.
Awards Recognize Individual Contributions to Multiculturalism in Saskatchewan
Connecting with your Inner ‘Story-ior’
How the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writers Circle is building a community of Indigenous Storytellers
Creating Connections in the North
Workshop tour creates an inspiring experience for both artists and students
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.
Dance as a Gateway into Ukrainian Culture
Youth finding their own voices in history
Love of Theatre Growing in the North
Northern Saskatchewan students build their own stories
Spirit Horse Project
Connecting youth to their Indigenous culture
Changing Attitudes through Debate
Youth can have an important voice in important national discussion
Bridging the Gap
Young participants recently had the opportunity to spend a week surviving without many of our modern conveniences.
In Her Own Words: Joyce Vandall
Joyce Vandall has been a passionate community volunteer for over 30 years.
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.
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.
Yanessa Days celebrating past and modern culture
In the 1980’s, Sam Herman, then mayor of La Loche, encouraged community members to dress up in old-time clothing for a culture day celebration at the local elementary school. Thus, the Yanessa Days were born.
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.
Dream Brokers now connecting kids to culture
It’s no secret that being involved in cultural, sport or recreation activities during childhood can have many benefits. Participation can foster a greater sense of belonging and develop valuable life skills.
Storytelling through digital animation
For many organizations, keeping up with technology can be a daunting task, such as using new tools in the workplace, incorporating new skills into daily life, or keeping up with social media trends.
Culture Camp helps participants develop cultural strength
Rivers West District Volunteer Awards Connect at a Personal Level
Dream Brokers: Creative programs popular for handling COVID
OUT on the Land Continues to Build Two-Spirit Connections
CARFAC Mentorship Continues Connections Online
Rooted in Tradition: How Dream Brokers Created a Medicinal Plant Teaching Project
Take-home Arts and Craft Kits Popular During Pandemic
Popular Indigenous Peoples' Day Gathering Goes virtual
More Than Just Theatre: GTNT Students Connect to Their Cultural Identity
Creating Platforms for Revitalization
How One Newcomer Youth is Championing Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action
Promoting Cultural Diversity through Food
Building Community and Sharing Culture Through Art
Bridging Distances Through Technology
LIVE Arts goes national
Métis Cultural Immersion
Learning about Métis traditions during Culture Days
Living the River's Stories
Discovering our past down the South Saskatchewan River
New Skills Help Northern Youth Share Stories and Culture
Creative project provides technological opportunities
Top teacher is a life-long learner
Music Program Promotes Healing Through the Arts
Students find a creative outlet through music
Youth Paying it Forward Through Fundraising
Youth spearheading fundraising efforts in support of Creative Kids
Art Workshops Connect Youth to Indigenous Traditions
How SYCAP is transforming lives through creativity
Digging in the Dirt
The Saskatchewan Archaeological Society engages newcomer youth in uncovering the past.
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’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.
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.
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.
PAVED Arts Outreach: leaving a lasting community legacy
Over the past five years PAVED Arts has made outreach programming a priority for Saskatchewan’s media arts community.
Youth connect to traditional land use at winter camp
Creative Kids benefits from this year’s India Night Gala proceeds
Teaching Traditions to Students Important to Cree Knowledge Keeper
Engaging Youth in Creativity Important to Métis Artist
Augmented reality Creates Moving Pictures: Increases Accessibility to Art Work
Métis Celebration Encourages Reconciliation
Creating a Village in the Spirit of Reconciliation
Incorporating Land-based Learning into Programming
Reconnecting Youth to Mother Earth
Report Shows Saskatchewan Citizens Spend Less Time on Leisure and Culture
Leonard Montgrand: Leading Youth in Discovering of Métis Culture
How a canoe trip can teach youth about teamwork and leadership.
Circus Arts Inspires Northern Saskatchewan Kids
Grant Connects Northern Saskatchewan Children to Valuable Learning Opportunities
Important Link in Saskatchewan's North
The Northern Sport, Culture and Recreation District brings community together
Traditional Languages Meet New Form of Self Expression
Meme-making workshops help Northern youth reconnect to their roots
The Power of Plants
Learning traditional knowledge of plants and healing
Cultural Project Combines Arts, Biology and Design
Students bring together art and science in the classroom
LIVE Arts: Bringing the Arts to Life
Introducing Saskatchewan artists to students
Métis Cultural Camp Strengthens Youth Identity
Culture camp nurtures relationships
Youth Take Opportunities to Express Themselves
Gaining confidence through dance
Learning Language from Each Other
An annual Indigenous celebration brings school kids together to restore language and culture
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.
Junior curators helping preserve the past in Meacham
The Junior Curators Program was established in June 2013 to give local children an opportunity to become further involved with the museum.
The world meets in Hazlet
The village of Hazlet in southwestern Saskatchewan has become an international cultural intersection point.
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.
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.
Partnership connects newcomers with a sense of community
Building a sense of home and place can sometimes be a daunting task for newcomers, especially youth. The Saskatchewan Organization of Heritage Languages (SOHL) and the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative partnered to present a one-day workshop.
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
Saskatchewan youth selected as national arts leader
It was a surprise to Broadview School student Adam Wyatt when his mother asked him if he would like to travel to Toronto to participate in a new program focused on youth leadership initiated by ArtsSmarts called the 21st Century Youth Creativity Challenge