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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.
Gathering Opens Conversation on Care of Ancestral Objects and Knowledge
History Returns Home
Chief Poundmaker’s belongings came back to the museum that bears his name
A Train Trip to the Past and the Future - The inspiring story behind Ogema’s railway tour
The Town of Ogema fought back from rural decline with the development of a railway tour that would help steer the community towards a brighter future.
Museums Without Walls: Getting the conversation started on ecomuseums
Several Saskatchewan communities are bringing the concept of an ‘ecomuseum’ to the province.
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.
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.
Museum in a suitcase
The Kroneau Heritage Museum has designed an outreach program to take the museum’s exhibitions to those who would, because of mobility issues, have difficulty visiting the museum in person.
Walking the Path to Reconciliation
Getting a Taste of Culture
The Museums Association of Saskatchewan shows how food triggers Intangible Cultural Heritage
Expressing Saskatchewan narratives through technology
With a background in journalism, Evie ruddy is a natural storyteller. As a SaskCulture animateur, she is helping others develop that very same skill.
Five things you might not know about the Ukrainian Museum of Canada
You may know the Ukrainian Museum of Canada tells the story of many people's immigration to Canada from Ukraine, but here are five other things you might not know about the first ethnic museum in Canada.
Prairie Wind and Silver Sage conserve prairie landscapes
This past summer, Prairie Wind and Silver Sage was excited to launch phase one of their ecomuseum project exploring the unique character of the Grasslands, Val Marie and the surrounding area.
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.
Doukhobors: keeping tradition alive on the prairies
A popular way of sharing a particular culture with others is through song. Always looking for ways to engage the public in their culture and traditions, the Doukhobor Cultural Society of Saskatchewan is planning to make their music even more accessible.
Mentorship Provides Opportunity to Share Métis Culture
Jennifer Fitzpatrick’s Leading Role in Telling the Stories of Humboldt
Humboldt Leading the Way with Intangible Cultural Heritage
Humboldt making way for Living Heritage
Maple Creek Moves Forward
How a town in southwest Saskatchewan discovered that the preservation of its past can spur cultural growth today.
Culture Days Q & A with the St. Walburg Allied Arts Council
St. Walburg, Saskatchewan was a cultural hotspot during Culture Days in 2013.
Culture Days Q & A with the Museum of Antiquities
The museum of Antiquities at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon was a first-time Culture Days activity organizer in 2012. Michelle Brownridge had the opportunity to speak with Tracene Harvey, the director/curator at the museum.
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.
Neighbours in southwest create positive opportunities for youth
A partnership between Neekaneet First Nations and the Maple Creek’s Southwest Saskatchewan Oldtimers Museum and Archive builds on the strengths of neighbours to create cultural opportunities for youth and increase cultural awareness and learning.