Living Heritage: Our values, beliefs and ways of life shape our sense of identity, belonging and place, connecting past, present and future.


Place attachment and emotions in heritage: Don’t ignore your feelings!

By David Siebert, Researcher Take a moment and write down some places where you can remember feeling a positive emotion. It doesn’t have to be much more than a corner or nook, room or hallway within a building. It doesn't have to be a building at all: it could be a yard, hill or field, a hiking trail, creek or a tree. It doesn’t have to currently exist either – it could be a…

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Heritage Saskatchewan & the National Trust for Canada

By David Siebert, Researcher, Heritage Saskatchewan In September, 2022 Ingrid Cazakoff, CEO of Heritage Saskatchewan, became the Chair of the Board of Governors for the National Trust for Canada (NT). Ingrid and I sat down to talk about the role, the work the National Trust does, and why working with other organisations is important.  About the role of Chair, Ingrid says she looks forward to…

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2023 Heritage Fairs & High School Heritage Challenge

By Katherine Gilks, Outreach Coordinator As the days get longer, the air gets warmer, and the birds sing louder, it is once again Heritage Fairs season!  In the spirit of spring renewal, Heritage Saskatchewan is proud to launch our new website dedicated to the Heritage Fairs and High School Heritage Challenge: This new site will host our Virtual Heritage Fair and…

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Story is what you make it

Guest Blog by Carol Rose GoldenEagle, Saskatchewan Poet Laureate Every thing is a story. Everyone is a storyteller. And with this, one phrase that needs to be stricken from anyone’s vocabulary is this; “I am not a real writer, but…” I have heard this comment dozens of times. The funny thing is, that sentence is spoken by someone who is attending one of the many…

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Relationship-Building and Reconciliation through Living Heritage

By Christine Fiddler, Consultant Tansi! Hi! I recently started some work with Heritage Saskatchewan on Reconciliation-related sessions and with the Relationship Building and Reconciliation through Living Heritage project in partnership by Heritage Saskatchewan (HS) with the Office of the Treaty Commissioner and Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan.    This work holds important…

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