Indigenous

Former Senator Lillian Dyck says receiving the Order of Canada is 'emotional', a 'delightful surprise'

CBC Saskatchewan
Dr. Lillian Eva Quan Dyck (BA'66, BA'68, MA'70, PhD'81) received the Order of Canada for advocating for First Nations and racial minorities, and for contributing to human rights and social justice

The top 10 stories of 2021

Counting down the year’s top College of Arts and Science news stories

Charlene Vickers: Big Blue Smudge

Charlene Vickers’ practice explores memory, healing and embodied connections to ancestral lands

Quill Violet Christie-Peters: spilling out, spilling over

Quill Violet Christie-Peters' work conceptualizes “spilling over boundaries” through Anishinaabekwe practices, moving beyond the material plane to a spiritual form of art-making

Exploring the contributions of Métis women in the establishment of a distinct people: USask research

College of Arts and Science graduate student Kate Gillis is exploring the contributions of Métis women in the establishment of Métis people from the Red River region

USask PhD candidate’s research shines light on Indigenous water governance in Manitoba

Warrick Baijius became interested in learning more about water insecurity after visiting a small community in the cloud forests of Peru

More than three-quarters of homicide victims in Sask. in 2020 were Indigenous: StatsCan

CBC Saskatchewan
Dr. Robert Henry (PhD), an Indigenous studies professor in the College of Arts and Science, says the statistics show action is needed

USask graduate student studies impact of industry on Indigenous food systems in northern Alberta

Meghan Lindholm is pursuing a master's degree in environmental anthropology in the College of Arts and Science

Saskatoon students get unique approach to learning Cree

CTV News
Saskatoon students are learning the Cree language in science class thanks to a University of Saskatchewan program

Saskatoon kids ‘break the code’ of Cree language in USask science outreach program

A new lesson in the Kamskénow program uses Cree syllabics to teach cryptography

New exhibits at USask explore Canada’s dark history and the resilience of Indigenous People

The first exhibit, created by College of Arts and Science graduate and local artist Carol Wylie (BA'91, BFA'96), features a series of 18 portraits of residential school and Holocaust survivors