History Arts & Culture

Saskatchewan Spirit

The spirit of Saskatchewan is reflected in the history, art and traditions of many different people from many cultural backgrounds. Stories of Saskatchewan’s past includes tales of dinosaurs, legendary chiefs, the Wild West and Métis leaders and today’s modern culture is one that honours the past while building toward an exciting future.

 

 

First Nations Culture

Learn to build a tipi, create Aboriginal handcrafts, prepare a hide or try some bannock.

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Fabulous Fossils

In Regina, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum’s Earth Sciences Gallery looks at forces that molded the province over two billion years ago when Saskatchewan was a very different place: a land of tropical forests, mountains and volcanoes; a place that was once a vast inland sea.

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Grey Owl

Hike or canoe to Grey Owl’s cabin in Prince Albert National Park.

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Metis Culture

The history and culture of Saskatchewan’s Métis people also lives on today. Batoche National Historic Site is a good example.

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A Canadian Icon

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is Canada’s national police force, and it’s one of the most respected and well-known law-enforcement agencies in the world.

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Western Experience

Horseback riding in Saskatchewan is not a commercial enterprise—it’s a way of life. You won’t need to wait in line, and it’s not about plodding along single file down a well-worn trail.

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