Success Stories

General Culture, Heritage

Adventures in Archaeology

On tour with the Saskatchewan Archaeology Society

First Nations , Indigenous, Multiculturalism

Thought-Provoking Discussions at SaskCulture`s Let`s Talk Event

Saskatchewan-wide
Dec, 2018
Métis, Multiculturalism

Métis Cultural Camp Strengthens Youth Identity

Culture camp nurtures relationships

Saskatoon
Apr, 2016
First Nations , Métis

Bridging the Gap

Young participants recently had the opportunity to spend a week surviving without many of our modern conveniences.

Moose Bay
Nov, 2014
Multiculturalism

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.

Prince Albert
Feb, 2014
Heritage

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.

Regina
Nov, 2013
First Nations , Métis

John Lamodigiere: Aboriginal Myth Buster

John Lagimodiere has been busy myth busting with his Aboriginal Awareness Training sessions.

Saskatchewan-wide
Mar, 2013
Multiculturalism

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.

Saskatchewan-wide
Dec, 2012
Métis

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.

Pinehouse
Jan, 2012
Multiculturalism

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.

Saskatchewan-wide
Oct, 2010
Arts

Circus Arts Inspires Northern Saskatchewan Kids

Grant Connects Northern Saskatchewan Children to Valuable Learning Opportunities

Pinehouse
Apr, 2018
First Nations , General Culture

Spirit Horse Project

Connecting youth to their Indigenous culture

Regina
Apr, 2016
Arts, First Nations

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.

Regina
Nov, 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
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
Arts, First Nations , Métis

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.

Balcarres
Mar, 2013
Arts, First Nations

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.

North Battleford
Apr, 2012
General Culture

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.

Saskatchewan-wide
Jan, 2011
First Nations , General Culture

Belinda Daniels

Top teacher is a life-long learner

Saskatchewan
Apr, 2016
First Nations , Multiculturalism

Finding Common Ground

Project aims to bridge cultural difference between Saskatchewan residents

Prince Albert
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, Heritage, Métis

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.

Saskatchewan
Nov, 2013
Arts, Métis

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.

Mossbank
Dec, 2012
General Culture

Nature Quest popular with Saskatchewan students

Saskatchewan students are getting back to nature with the help of Nature Saskatchewan’s Nature Quest program.

Saskatchewan-wide
Jan, 2012
Arts, First Nations , Métis

Tapping into the Northern Spirits

As reality shows, such as Canadian Idol or So Youth Think you Can Dance, continue to capture the attention of aspiring talent, Saskatchewan’s northern youth have an even better opportunity to show their stuff.

Prince Albert
Jan, 2011