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Miriam Korner

Miriam Korner

During a writing retreat, author Miriam Korner's work was questioned as an example of cultural appropriation. How do strangers caught in a loop of prejudice against each other learn to work together? more

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Archie Belaney a.k.a. Grey Owl

Paul Horsdal / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada / PA-122479

Grey Owl was a tarnished brand long before its architect died of alcoholism, pneumonia and exhaustion in 1938. So why have we kept him on? more

History

Gestingthorpe

Ruth Bitner

After the appearance of Gestingthorpe house in the Spring 2017 issue of Prairies North we heard from Grenfell’s Colin Traub. Here he shares the memories he gathered from Werner Zerbin, a previous owner of the house. more

History

Becki Bitternose

Peter Scoular

Becki Bitternose fulfilled a lifelong desire to sew. This simple step launched her into a discovery of the international fashion world and a revelation about herself. more

People

New ownership at Prairies North

New ownership at Prairies North

Fall is a season of change, and with the arrival of the special double Fall/Winter issue of Prairies North comes a big change for the magazine: longtime editors Lionel and Michelle Hughes are handing over the reins to Rob and Amanda Soulodre. more

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VIDO-InterVac

VIDO-InterVac

Saskatchewan is the birthplace of many important medical innovations. Five of these advancements were especially influential in kickstarting programs on both the national and international stage. more

History

Tips from Tommy

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan R-B2908-3

Tommy Douglas left a legacy of pithy sayings and wise practices, some that you may not have heard of until now. more

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Little Stone Schoolhouse

Drm310

The evolution of Saskatchewan's education system is long and varied -- marked by numerous pioneers and pivotal milestones. more

History

Treaty 4 Pictograph

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

The numbered treaties between the Crown and the many First Nations that inhabited what was called Rupert’s Land were seen as necessary by the new nation to extend its jurisdiction all the way from western Ontario to the Pacific Ocean. more

History

Idle No More

Thunder Currier

The Treaties signed between the British Crown and the First Nations in the late 1800s have shaped Saskatchewan and Canadian political and judicial culture. The founding of the Idle No More movement by four Saskatoon women seems to confirm that fact. more

People