Congratulations to the Early Registration Contest Winners!
Thank you to all the Saskatchewan communities and activity organizers who entered their Culture Days events on the Culture Days website – there was a terrific response!
Congratulations to our winners, who were randomly drawn from early registrants, to receive a tailor-made video to help promote their Culture Days activities online and through social media. Click on the community names to watch their videos!
The winners, by community, are:
Allan, SK – the community is boasting a myriad of heritage-themed Culture Days activities which include blacksmithing, pine cone bird feeders, quilting and cross-stitching, carpentry, button sewing, hanky dolls and gift bags, butter churning, and bannock-making.
Lloydminster, SK – Lloydminster’s Culture Days weekend includes learning greetings in different languages, science experiments, henna tattoos, Hijab dressing and information sharing, fence weaving and Métis dancing.
Nipawin, SK – Nipawin Oasis Community Centre is offering a variety of interactive, educational and fun events that revolve around the celebration and sharing of Cree culture and language such as Elders’ teachings, teepee teachings and raising, Cree bingo, beadwork and children’s activities, to name just a few.
Prince Albert, SK – Culture Days in Prince Albert this year centres around storytelling through activities like dancing, writing, painting and a Cultural Cafe.
Regina, SK – The Dunlop Art Gallery’s Culture Days focus is Native Kids Ride Bikes: Panel Presentation and Bike Riding featuring four community artists who worked with youth from four community groups to build and decorate low-rider bikes in the spirit of the teachings shared by Métis artist Dylan Miner. Participants will hear about cultural learnings, and be able to view and ride the bikes on display.