Success Stories

General Culture, Heritage

Adventures in Archaeology

On tour with the Saskatchewan Archaeology Society

First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous

Bridging Distances Through Technology

LIVE Arts goes national

Saskatchewan-wide
Apr, 2018
First Nations , Heritage

History Returns Home

Chief Poundmaker’s belongings came back to the museum that bears his name

Poundmaker Cree Nation
Jan, 2018
First Nations

Learning to Live on the Land

An important aspect of Dene culture

Dillon
Apr, 2017
Arts, First Nations , Métis

New Skills Help Northern Youth Share Stories and Culture

Creative project provides technological opportunities

Northern Saskatchewan
Apr, 2017
First Nations , Heritage

Finding Your Family Roots

Traditional languages provide insight into heritage

Fishing Lake Fist Nation No. 89
Oct, 2016
Arts, First Nations

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.

Saskatoon
May, 2016
First Nations , Heritage

RIIS to the Path of Healing

How a film about uncovering the past unexpectedly brings two filmmakers on a surprising personal journey

Saskatchewan-wide
Jan, 2016
First Nations

Language Key to Culture

Dene Language Immersion Camp teaches the Importance of Language Preservation

La Ronge
Jan, 2016
First Nations

The Sixies Scoop Series

The SaskScapes Podcast by Kevin Power, Community Engagement Animateur & Producer/Host of SaskScapes

Saskatchewan-wide
Jan, 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
Arts, Multiculturalism

Saskatchewan Writers' Guild leading the way on diversity in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Writers' Guild has evolved to offer more programs and services, to serve a larger and more diverse membership and province.

Regina
Jun, 2014
First Nations , Heritage, Métis

Language festival promotes cultural pride

“Love Your Language, Speak with Pride.” This was the message bestowed on over 450 First Nations students at the province’s first-ever Indigenous language Festival.

Saskatoon
Feb, 2014
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
Arts, First Nations , Multiculturalism

Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company’s upcoming production to focus on empowering multicultural themes

This upcoming spring, the Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company (SNTC) will be showcasing a touching and inspirational story about a young girl discovering her cultural identity.

Saskatoon
Dec, 2012
First Nations , Métis

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.

Saskatchewan-wide
Jun, 2012
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous

Connecting with your Inner ‘Story-ior’

How the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writers Circle is building a community of Indigenous Storytellers

Saskatchewan-wide
Apr, 2018
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations

Walking the Talk

Raising awareness of Truth and Reconciliation in Swift Current

Swift Current
Jan, 2018
Arts, First Nations

Traditional Languages Meet New Form of Self Expression

Meme-making workshops help Northern youth reconnect to their roots

Northern Saskatchewan
Apr, 2017
First Nations , Multiculturalism

Awakening a Spirit of Cross-Cultural Sharing

Bridging cultures

Saskatchewan
Jan, 2017
First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage

The Power of Plants

Learning traditional knowledge of plants and healing

Saskatoon
Oct, 2016
First Nations , General Culture

Spirit Horse Project

Connecting youth to their Indigenous culture

Regina
Apr, 2016
First Nations , Multiculturalism

Finding Common Ground

Project aims to bridge cultural difference between Saskatchewan residents

Prince Albert
Jan, 2016
First Nations

Learning Language from Each Other

An annual Indigenous celebration brings school kids together to restore language and culture

Saskatoon
Jan, 2016
First Nations

Truth & Reconciliation

Reflection and action needed in Saskatchewan's cultural community

Saskatchewan
Jan, 2016
First Nations

Cultural Arts Camp receives rave reviews from elders and students in Turnor Lake

The Cultural Arts Camp, hosted by the Birch Narrows Dene Community School, has started something they can’t stop, and its positive impact will be long lasting for the community of Turnor Lake.

Turnor Lake
Jun, 2014
Arts, First Nations

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
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
First Nations , Heritage

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.

La Loche
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
First Nations , Métis

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.

Prince Albert
Jun, 2012
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous

Where are the Buffalo?

How a project brought the buffalo spirit back to the streets of Regina

Regina
Apr, 2018
First Nations , General Culture

Important Link in Saskatchewan's North

The Northern Sport, Culture and Recreation District brings community together

Northern Saskatchewan
Apr, 2017
Arts, First Nations

Creating Connections in the North

Workshop tour creates an inspiring experience for both artists and students

Northern Saskatchewan
Apr, 2017
First Nations , Heritage

Bringing Back Tradition

Workshops highlight the importance of the buffalo in First Nations culture

Saskatchewan-wide
Oct, 2016
First Nations , Heritage

Food Creates Cultural Connection

How a feast helps students share their culture

Saskatoon
Oct, 2016
First Nations

Changing Attitudes through Debate

Youth can have an important voice in important national discussion

Saskatchewan-wide
Jan, 2016
First Nations , Heritage

Art Workshops Connect Youth to Indigenous Traditions

How SYCAP is transforming lives through creativity

Saskatoon
Jan, 2016
Arts, First Nations

Silent No More

Lessons Learned through Dance

Saskatchewan
Jan, 2016
Arts, First Nations , Métis, Multiculturalism

Moving Forward, Never Forgetting - Encouraging intercultural dialogue and empathy through art

It has been said that art has the capacity to express the inexpressible, and a new exhibition at the MacKenzie Art Gallery (MAG) hopes to give a voice to what often goes unsaid, and attract a large audience in doing so.

Regina
Mar, 2015
Arts, First Nations , Métis

Living Histories – Treaty education in living sky school Division

There is more than one way to tell a story and the living sky school Division is bringing Treaty education to life through cultural experiences.

Saskatchewan
Jun, 2014
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
Arts, First Nations

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.

Regina
Jun, 2013
Arts, First Nations , Multiculturalism

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.

Regina
Dec, 2012
First Nations , Heritage, Métis

Wanuskewin draws a crowd for Culture Days

“Culture Days at Wanuskewin Heritage Park was a great success this year. We were expecting around 100 people, but throughout the day over 500 people visited the park," says Cameron McRae, visitor services manager, Wanuskewin Heritage Park.

Saskatoon
Dec, 2012
Arts, First Nations

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

Sandy Bay
Apr, 2012