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Autumn 2021 - Here's What's Up!

It's a busy and very exciting time here at Heritage Saskatchewan! We have several programs on the go that we hope will inspire and encourage work in heritage and wellbeing, and vitalize the work that is already being done. High School Heritage Challenge (Submission deadline: October 12th) An extension of our Heritage Fairs program, the High School Heritage Challenge is aimed at students…

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Introducing our Latest Program: The High School Heritage Challenge!

Hey high school students, parents and teachers from across Saskatchewan: Are you looking for a way to share your stories with the world, explore your family’s history, or earn money for post-secondary education? We have launched an all-new program called, the High School Heritage Challenge, and inviting students across Saskatchewan in grades 9-12 to take part! Learn more here…

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Is Property Holding us Back?

In Canada “heritage conservation” is a fundamentally settler construct. As such it’s preoccupations are tied into Euro-centric ways of knowing, seeing, and understanding the world. One of these preoccupations is the need to delineate the spaces that can be considered “heritage,” even when this line is restrictive or unhelpful for our understanding of the site. In her…

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Alone in the Wilderness

  I’m alone in the woods. It is 6:15 in the morning and I am just about to complete my regular jogging circuit. I puff my way up a steep and narrow incline, birch branches whipping my arms, wild rose runners scratching my shins. I breathe deep and my lungs rejoice for air so clean, so crisp, I could cry with gratitude. Suddenly, I spot rapid movement in a nearby tree. A bear cub is…

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2021 Virtual Heritage Fair - Awards Ceremony and Reflections

Katherine Gilks, Outreach Coordinator (For my initial thoughts on the 2021 Virtual Heritage Fair, see my May 10 blog post.) On Thursday, June 17 at 10am, the video of our Virtual Heritage Fair Award Ceremony and the accompanying list of award- and prize-winners will be released on our website. Check out this page! The video and the list will remain up for the rest of 2021 and into the 2022…

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