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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gee meeyo pimawtshinawn (It Was a Good Life) - Kristin Catherwood, Director of Living Heritage It was a good day on Friday, April 5th at the Eastview Community Centre in Regina as members of the Métis community, including lii vyeu pi lii vyay Michif (Michif Old Ones), students and faculty from Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP), and staff from Heritage Saskatchewan and the Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI)…

Difficult Questions - Katherine Gilks, Projects Coordinator Heritage often brings up difficult questions. As noted in our Feb. 18 blog, everything in our lives relates to heritage and it makes us who we are. It forms our personal, familial, communal, and national identities. As such, discussing heritage brings out many emotional ties that we have. Music is one such aspect of our identity. Music of all varieties,…

Living Heritage: Transforming Knowledge into Wisdom - Sandra Massey, Research Program Coordinator The words I have been thinking about lately are knowledge and wisdom. There is a difference; like the difference between what you know and what you do with what you know. And that, depends on your values, beliefs and ways of living; in other words, the Living Heritage you carry with you and that informs your behaviour and the choices / decisions you…

Heritage Week 2019: A Recap - Kristin Catherwood, Director of Living Heritage A big week for us every year at Heritage Saskatchewan is Heritage Week, which was proclaimed by the Minister for Parks, Culture and Sport, the Honourable Gene Makowsky on January 10th. Every year, the third week in February is proclaimed as Heritage Week in Saskatchewan. Held in Regina and Saskatoon on alternating years, this year it was…

Heritage & Wellbeing: The Importance of Place - Katherine Gilks, Education Coordinator For 2019, Heritage Saskatchewan and the Ministry of Parks, Culture, and Sport have partnered to host a one-day Heritage Forum this Thursday, February 21. It will explore the theme Heritage & Wellbeing: The Importance of Place. (Further details about the Heritage Forum and other Heritage Week events can be found here.) The importance of place as it…

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