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The Saskatchewan Food, Culture and Heritage Survey

On Wednesday, February 16 2022, a new province-wide survey called, The Saskatchewan Food, Culture and Heritage Survey, was released by the University of Regina, paired with Heritage Saskatchewan, and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. Led by Dr Glenn Sutter and his team of researchers, this survey is part of a larger project called “Fostering food security through local cultures: Living…

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Introducing the Heritage Saskatchewan Board

On Thursday, February 24th, Heritage Saskatchewan members gathered virtually for our second virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM). Check out our Annual Report for the 2020-2021 year in perspective. Following an election, Members voted in three new individuals to our Board of Directors: Ian Worme, Jennifer Rychlo, and Ranelle Sylvestre; and voted in four returning…

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2022 Heritage Fairs & High School Heritage Challenge!

The 2022 Heritage Fairs season is upon us! This year, we have three exciting events: - our third Virtual Heritage Fair; - the Provincial Heritage Fair; - and our first High School Heritage Challenge! The deadline to submit projects to either the Virtual Heritage Fair (grades 4-8) or the High School Heritage Challenge (grades 9-12) is Monday, April 25. This is the first day back after Easter…

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Harold Siggelkow: A Tribute

I first met Harold Siggelkow in 2013, at a tourism meeting in Coronach. He was in the museum, quietly ready to give anyone a tour should they want one. We struck up a conversation and he started to share stories of the underground coal mines that used to operate in the area. I had grown up in southern Saskatchewan and yet knew nothing about this history. Through Harold’s stories, I became…

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2021 Heritage Awards: Perseverance and Heritage

As the summer student Research Assistant for Heritage Saskatchewan, I had the wonderful opportunity to help prepare and promote Heritage Saskatchewan’s Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Awards. Over the course of my employment, I faced tasks that were new to me, such as reaching out to potential applicants for the awards and helping in planning a potential virtual ceremony. While…

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