Cultural Resource Management
- Assist in developing traditional and contemporary cultural skills;
- Fulfill seasonal protocols and ceremonies;
- Develop cultural strategy;
- Develop and implement the Keeping House Strategy and Action Plan;
- Preserve and protect cultural objects and artifacts; and,
- Coordinate Elders Councils.
Operational Objectives and Activities
- To facilitate policy development and other initiatives which guard against expropriation and/or exploitation of Saskatchewan First Nations languages, traditions, ceremonial practices, cultural resources, traditional arts and history while ensuring that research, other study and usage is undertake in an ethically and culturally appropriate manner;
- To advocate for the preservation of First Nations Treaty, historic, sacred, traditional usage and other sites of a special nature and to facilitate policy development and other initiatives required to ensure the preservation of sites of significance;
- To facilitate the repatriation of human remains, sacred object, objects of cultural patrimony, historic documents and other Saskatchewan First Nations cultural properties that are maintained in government, non-government and private collections and to facilitate policy development and initiatives required to ensure repatriation and appropriate stewardship of repatriated items; and,
- To serve as a central repository for objects pertaining to the languages, traditions, ceremontial practices, cultural resources, arts and history of Saskatchewan First Nations and to manage the collection of the SICC.
Points of Interest
Birds of Prey Program
SICC Elders Council
SICC Board of Governors
INdigenous languages & cultures program
The Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre (SICC) is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 program year!
Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre
305 - 2555 Grasswood Road East
Saskatoon SK S7T 0K1