Living Heritage: Our values, beliefs and ways of life shape our sense of identity, belonging and place, connecting past, present and future.
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Living Heritage and the Power of Words - Sandra Massey, Research Program Coordinator I never knew my father but my mother often told me, he believed a person should say what they mean and mean what they say. He valued honesty above all else.  I am reminded of this every day because of the nature of my work. How can I say what I really want to communicate in the most concise way? It is interesting to think about the power of words;…

Introducing a New Living Heritage Project: Road Allowance People - Kristin Catherwood, Director of Living Heritage Heritage Saskatchewan is proud and excited to announce a new collaboration with the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP) at the University of Regina and the Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research on our latest living heritage project. The project will document narratives of the living heritage of Road…

Memories of the First World War - Katherine Gilks, Education Coordinator Last week, on Sunday, November 11, people across the world marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. It was very moving to see the special tributes to that conflict that took place during the Remembrance Day ceremonies, including specific commemorative wreathes, vintage poppy and wreath designs, and reenactors in uniform attending,…

Living Heritage and Community-Based Research - Sandra Massey, Research Program Coordinator Community-based research highlighting the multiple connections between Living Heritage and quality of life issues seeks to inform community planning and development. Understanding Living Heritage, our own and that of others, is essential to negotiating a shared future. Moreover, evidence-based and values-driven processes and information are the…

Living Heritage: Two Recent Saskatchewan Community Engagements - Kristin Catherwood, Director of Living Heritage My job title was recently changed from Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer to Director of Living Heritage. The tenets and principles laid out in the UNESCO Convention on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage still underlays much of my work for Heritage Saskatchewan, but this change in my job title is reflective of our efforts…

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