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Miriam Korner

Miriam Korner

During a writing retreat, author Miriam Körner'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

People

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

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

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

Yellow Dog by Miriam Körner

Yellow Dog by Miriam Körner

In Yellow Dog, Saskatchewan author Miriam Körner captures life in the north through the eyes of a teen named Jeremy as he learns how to run a dog sled and unravels a mystery about the elder who teaches him. more

Sask Books

Education of Augie Merasty

Education of Augie Merasty

The stories from Joseph Auguste Merasty's time spent at a residential school will anger and sadden you. The actions of his "keepers," as he calls them, will disgust you. Which is exactly why it is so important to read this book. more

Sask Books

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Jordan Nicurity/Island Breeze

The return of bison to Peepeekisis First Nation marked the hope for a new community spirit. The return was based on a covenant—not a contract—and got its inspiration from the warrior culture of Samoa. more

People

Jordan Nicurity takes a look at how the delivery of medical care is being done now as part of our country's promise to care for Saskatchewan's far north residents. more

Our Stories

This inventive theatre company uses the outdoors and live horses as props in their re-enactments of Saskatchewan history. more

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Doctors—Reaching the Inner City and the Outer Forests

Jordan Nicurity

A passion for social justice motivated Ryan Meili and his medical school colleagues to use their knowledge as student doctors to reach remote places with health care. more

People

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Prairies North Special Double Fall/Winter Issue 2017

Prairies North Special Double Fall/Winter Issue 2017

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