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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

Delmar Waiting for Brent

Myles Charles

Allen Sapp broke ground for First Nations artists using paint and canvas to reveal the intimacies between nature and Indigenous peoples. Myles Charles brings novelty and gentleness to this nationally important tradition. more

People

For years, baseball has been a fan favourite and centre of community in Saskatchewan. Our province has contributed national and international players to the game. more

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Veregin Prayer Home and statue

Ruth Bitner

The Doukhobor Prayer Home in Veregin celebrates its 100th anniversary at the National Doukhobor Heritage Village July 15-16. The celebration will draw people from all over Canada and the United States who have ties to the area. more

Places

Jean Sauve

Barbara Woodley / Labatt Breweries Canada / Library and Archives Canada

Saskatchwewan politicians have always been dynamic and relevant to the national scene. Five milestones highlight our influence. more

People

Olympian Ethel Catherwood

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan R-A28518

Saskatchewan has contributed to Canada’s Olympic teams since the inter-war years. We’ve picked five notables among the dozens who have competed over the decades. more

People

Rock picker

Ruth Bitner

Saskatchewan has given much to Canada in its 150 years, and these three agricultural innovations are just a few of what we've shared. more

History

Fort Carlton

Wendy Cooper

We highlight some of the people who signed Saskatchewan's treaties at a time when their world was undergoing great change. more

History

Western Development Museum - North Battleford

Daryl Mitchell

You’ve probably done the drive, heading along the highway to an Alberta destination. But have you stopped to see what’s along the way? Here are our favourite must-stops on this much-travelled Saskatchewan road. more

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