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Heritage Award Winners - Where Are They Now? Trappers and Traders: A Fur Trade Card Game

Photo: www.thecanadianhomeschooler.com As the 2020 Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Awards have been cancelled due to COVID-19, we have been catching up with past winners throughout the month of October. In 2019, the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society (SAS) took home the Public Outreach award for, “Trappers and Traders: A Fur Trade Card Game.” Here, we asked Tomasin…

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Heritage Saskatchewan - A UNESCO ICH Accredited NGO

After a decade of celebrating living heritage in Saskatchewan, we begin our 11th year of incorporation with a new accolade. At September’s General Assembly for the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), thirty-six non-governmental organizations (NGO) world-wide were selected to become accredited consultants to the UNESCO ICH committee. We are…

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Heritage Award Winners - Where Are They Now? Letterpress Now

In 2019, Rob Truszkowski accepted the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Award in the Intangible Cultural Heritage category for the University of Regina’s Letterpress Now initiative. Because our Awards have been cancelled due to COVID-19, we are catching up with past winners to see how their projects have evolved. Here, Rob answers a few of our questions about the project, and…

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Heritage Award Winners - Where Are They Now? Smithfield Heritage Restoration Project

Had it been a normal year, we would be working hard preparing for our Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Awards. COVID-19 had other plans, however, and like many events, it was cancelled. Because the Awards are not far from our hearts and minds, we've decided to catch up with some past winners to see how their initiatives have evolved since their nomination took place.…

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2020 Heritage Saskatchewan Photo Contest - Winners!

As our 2020 Photo Contest came to a close last week, it was striking to see the high caliber of photographs submitted from the far reaches of our province. Photos were judged anonymously based on technical photographic merit, and – more importantly – on the photographer’s ability to capture heritage in keeping with our category themes. With over 500 photos submitted, the judges…

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