Saskatchewan

Expressing Saskatchewan Narratives Through Technology

by Culture Days Saskatchewan

By Paul Spasoff With a background in journalism, Evie ruddy is a natural storyteller. As a SaskCulture animateur, she is helping others develop that very same skill. Ruddy was leading digital storytelling workshops in Saskatchewan as part of her role on the Culture Days animateur team. It’s a skill she learned at the Centre for…

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SaskScapes Podcast Chronicles the People of Saskatchewan

by Culture Days Saskatchewan

By Paul Spasoff Kevin Power was once accused of being all talk and no action. Today, fortunately, he is still all talk, but there is also plenty of action. Kevin Power is the creator and host of SaskScapes, a series of podcasts devoted to arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. As one of three SaskCulture…

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When artists collaborate great things happen – By Kevin Power

When artists collaborate great things happen – By Kevin Power

by Culture Days Saskatchewan

I’m always excited to learn about new spaces popping up that provide opportunities for artists of all genres to create. Finding affordable studio space in any city can be a challenge. During my recent visit to North Battleford to record a SaskScapes podcast with artist Sherron Burns, I had the pleasure of spending time in the newly…

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The Symbiosis of Art, Culture, & Community by Karlie King

The Symbiosis of Art, Culture, & Community by Karlie King

by Culture Days Saskatchewan

The ways in which Art creates community, and the symbiotic nature of Art and Culture, never ceases to amaze me. … When I first spoke with the group at Muskoday’s Culture Camp I told them about Marvin’s, the Camp Director’s, request that we depict one of their Clan Mothers: the Wolf.  So as to create discussion…

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Stories of the land from Eastend, SK – By Evie Ruddy

Stories of the land from Eastend, SK – By Evie Ruddy

by Culture Days Saskatchewan

“Better to go outdoors. Better to see the flash of warblers in the willows, to smell the spicy aroma of sage, to hear the bright gurgle of the creek as it speeds under the footbridge. Better just to be here and try to accept the solace of this land that refuses to let us forget.”…

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Culture Days 2013 in Saskatchewan

Culture Days 2013 in Saskatchewan

by Danica Lorer

Culture Days excitement stirred early on Friday morning, our imaginations filled with events my eleven year-old daughter and I hoped to catch as we headed down a Saskatchewan highway…

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Stories of Integration

Stories of Integration

by Evie Ruddy

In the 1990s, a girl from Bosnia came to Saskatchewan as a refugee. She enrolled as a student at Balfour Collegiate, which was, at the time, Regina’s only public high school with an ESL program. The girl had been warned not to socialize with First Nations kids due to negative stereotypes. One day, while the…

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Notes from the Road – Livelong, Saskatchewan

Notes from the Road – Livelong, Saskatchewan

by Karlie King

Marian Donnelly, Culture Days Saskatchewan Coordinator, began this session by saying, “This is the largest turn-out for the smallest population.” The hamlet of Livelong has a population of 95 and there were 16 at the meeting. We met at the Community Complex and there were representatives from LADRA, the lake community (Turtle Lake), as well…

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