Success Stories

General Culture, Heritage

Adventures in Archaeology

On tour with the Saskatchewan Archaeology Society

A photo of participants and facilitators in the winter camp at Kenosee Lake, smiling at the camera.
Heritage, Indigenous, Métis, Truth and Reconciliation

Youth connect to traditional land use at winter camp

Kenosee Lake
Dec, 2023
A photo of Kinistino area residents at the moccasin-making workshop.
Arts, Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Métis Local Connects Community Through Moccasin-making

Weldon
Apr, 2023
First Nation and Métis Specific, Indigenous, Métis, Municipality

New Network of Landholders Upholds Treaty Rights

Fort Qu'Appelle
Nov, 2021
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Finding Bresaylor: Museum Shares Métis Story

Paynton
Apr, 2021
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Métis

Métis Mondays with the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club

Battleford
Nov, 2020
Arts, Cultural Industries, First Nations , Métis

Mentorship Provides Opportunity to Share Métis Culture

Prince Albert
Nov, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Advancing Reconciliation Beyond Words

Regina or Remote/Hybrid
Mar, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Gathering Opens Conversation on Care of Ancestral Objects and Knowledge

Saskatoon
Mar, 2020
Arts, First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage, Multiculturalism

Learning Cultures and Building Literacy through the Arts

Some young Regina students are learning and getting immersed in cultures through innovative art program.

Regina or Remote/Hybrid
Mar, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Helping Indigenous Peoples Trace Their Roots

Yorkton
Dec, 2019
First Nation and Métis Specific, General Culture, Indigenous, Métis

Leonard Montgrand: Leading Youth in Discovering of Métis Culture

How a canoe trip can teach youth about teamwork and leadership.

La Loche
Jan, 2019
Arts, First Nation and Métis Specific, Indigenous, Métis

Wrapped in Love: The Moss Bag Project

Saskatoon
Dec, 2018
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations

Walking the Talk

Raising awareness of Truth and Reconciliation in Swift Current

Swift Current
Jan, 2018
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
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
A photo of Clare McNab, who created the Living Culture Podcast Project, in front of a mic and a sign that says "On Air."
First Nation and Métis Specific, General Culture, Métis

Increasing preservation of cultural teachings: Podcast project shares Métis values and lifestyles

Jun, 2023
A photo of kids in a classroom learning to play the fiddle.
Arts, First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage

Dream Brokers: Creative programs popular for handling COVID

Mar, 2023
First Nation and Métis Specific, Métis

Workshop Helps Preserve Métis Traditional Art Form

Saskatoon
Nov, 2021
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

New Action Groups Focus on Reconciliation in Saskatoon

Saskatoon
Apr, 2021
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Partnership Develops videos to help Share Indigenous Culture

Southey
Nov, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Popular Indigenous Peoples' Day Gathering Goes virtual

Saskatoon
Nov, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, Métis

Creating a Village in the Spirit of Reconciliation

Regina or Remote/Hybrid
Mar, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis, Multiculturalism

How One Newcomer Youth is Championing Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action

Regina or Remote/Hybrid
Mar, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Walking the Path to Reconciliation

Saskatchewan-wide
Mar, 2020
Cultural Industries, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

How Rivers West District is Creating Connections and Bridging Gaps

Dec, 2019
First Nation and Métis Specific, Indigenous, Métis

Sharing Métis Culture as Part of Reconciliation

Saskatoon
Jan, 2019
First Nation and Métis Specific, Métis

Li Michif nitooni katawashishin

Michif is a Beautiful Language

Saskatchewan-wide
Apr, 2018
Métis, Multiculturalism

Métis Cultural Camp Strengthens Youth Identity

Culture camp nurtures relationships

Saskatoon
Apr, 2016
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 or Remote/Hybrid
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
A photo of the Many Red Dresses exhibit, which recognized Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls, that was part of the Nuit Blanche Saskatoon festival during Culture Days.
Arts, General Culture, Indigenous, Truth and Reconciliation

Supporting Truth and Reconciliation: Culture Days encourages communities to host Truth and Reconciliation activities

Jun, 2023
Participants model the diversity of their completed ribbon skirts. Photo by Tracy Tinker
First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage, Indigenous

Ribbon Skirt-Making Project Reconnects Community after COVID

Buffalo Narrows
Nov, 2022
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Engaging Youth in Creativity Important to Métis Artist

Regina or Remote/Hybrid
Apr, 2021
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Rooted in Tradition: How Dream Brokers Created a Medicinal Plant Teaching Project

Prince Albert
Apr, 2021
Arts, First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Indigenous, Métis

Take­-home Arts and Craft Kits Popular During Pandemic

Saskatoon
Nov, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Métis Celebration Encourages Reconciliation

Saskatoon
Sep, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, Heritage, Métis

Gathering Focuses on Reconciliation and Relationship-Building

Regina or Remote/Hybrid
Mar, 2020
First Nation and Métis Specific, First Nations , Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Incorporating Land-based Learning into Programming

Regina or Remote/Hybrid
Mar, 2020
Arts, First Nation and Métis Specific, Métis

A Lens on Culture

Pinehouse
Dec, 2019
First Nation and Métis Specific, General Culture, Heritage, Indigenous, Métis

Karon Shmon: ‘I feel like I am innately a teacher’

Saskatoon
Jan, 2019
Arts, First Nation and Métis Specific, Indigenous

Innovating Art and Cultural Understanding

Dec, 2018
Heritage, Métis

Métis Cultural Immersion

Learning about Métis traditions during Culture Days

Batoche Historic Site
Jan, 2018
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 or Remote/Hybrid
Mar, 2015
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