#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.
Rooted in Tradition: How Dream Brokers Created a Medicinal Plant Teaching Project
More Than Just Theatre: GTNT Students Connect to Their Cultural Identity
Creating a Village in the Spirit of Reconciliation
Reconnecting Youth to Mother Earth
Bridging Distances Through Technology
LIVE Arts goes national
Living the River's Stories
Discovering our past down the South Saskatchewan River
Awakening a Spirit of Cross-Cultural Sharing
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
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.
Traditional Parenting Workshop Revives Culture at Island Lake First Nation
This past summer, a unique camp offered parents a chance to learn and explore traditional First Nations parenting practices with their children.
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.
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
Helping children and youth access cultural activities: Raising funds key to increased access
New Program Brings Poetry and Stage into Students’ Homes
Métis Mondays with the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club
Revitalizing Moose-hide Tanning for Youth in Northern Saskatchewan
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
Creating Connections in the North
Workshop tour creates an inspiring experience for both artists and students
The Power of Plants
Learning traditional knowledge of plants and healing
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.
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.
Creative Kids descends into Creative Mayhem
Sons of Anarchy star, Kim Coates, helps fundraise for Creative Kids in Saskatoon through an evening of "Creative Mayhem".
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.
Youth connect with culture through summer music camp
In July 2012, over 80 youth from Regina and Saskatoon participated in a first of its kind summer music camp.
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.
Take-home Arts and Craft Kits Popular During Pandemic
Everyone Has a Story to Tell
Creating Platforms for Revitalization
Promoting Cultural Diversity through Food
Awards Recognize Individual Contributions to Multiculturalism in Saskatchewan
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.
In Her Own Words: Joyce Vandall
Joyce Vandall has been a passionate community volunteer for over 30 years.
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.
Culture Days Q & A with the St. Walburg Allied Arts Council
St. Walburg, Saskatchewan was a cultural hotspot during Culture Days in 2013.
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.
Rising star from the north
For those of you that think mastering the fiddle at 15 years old is an accomplishment, try playing one while balancing on stilts. Tristen Durocher of La Ronge, has been playing violin for the past five years.