#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.
How Rivers West District is Creating Connections and Bridging Gaps
Top teacher is a life-long learner
Finding Common Ground
Project aims to bridge cultural difference between Saskatchewan residents
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.
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.
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.
Nature Quest popular with Saskatchewan students
Saskatchewan students are getting back to nature with the help of Nature Saskatchewan’s Nature Quest program.
CARFAC Mentorship Continues Connections Online
Everyone Has a Story to Tell
Thought-Provoking Discussions at SaskCulture`s Let`s Talk Event
Métis Cultural Camp Strengthens Youth Identity
Culture camp nurtures relationships
Bridging the Gap
Young participants recently had the opportunity to spend a week surviving without many of our modern conveniences.
Multiculturalism from north to south
Multiculturalism is a cause for celebration. Two Saskatchewan communities were among those hosting multicultural gatherings as part of Culture Days in September 2013.
New home, new name for the Regina Plains Museum
The Regina Plains Museum is now called the Civic Museum of Regina. Besides a new name, it also has a new address.
John Lamodigiere: Aboriginal Myth Buster
John Lagimodiere has been busy myth busting with his Aboriginal Awareness Training sessions.
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.
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.
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.
Culture Threads: Event Sparks Cultural Conversations
Smooth transition to Online for Saskatchewan Writers' Guild
Learning Cultures and Building Literacy through the Arts
Some young Regina students are learning and getting immersed in cultures through innovative art program.
Circus Arts Inspires Northern Saskatchewan Kids
Grant Connects Northern Saskatchewan Children to Valuable Learning Opportunities
Spirit Horse Project
Connecting youth to their Indigenous culture
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.