Wanuskewin: Seeking Peace of Mind
- A world-renowned celebration of Northern Plains Indian culture,
Turkey and Tobacco - 'Thanksgiving'
can fall on any day of the year for traditional First Nations people.
Endangered Stones - The
revered and mysterious medicine wheels of the Northern plains are
Powwow Drums - World-champion
Red Bull is one of the best aboriginal drum groups in the world.
Visions on Rock
- The aboriginal rock paintings of the Churchill River may represent
spiritual 'vision quests'.
City - The area that's now Saskatoon has been inhabited for
6,000 years. And one archaeologist says its time the city reflected
Culture and Spirit - Medicine woman, educator and
an expert on Woodland Cree culture, Sally Milne is also an artist who makes
exquisite birch bark bitings.
Nature's Guardians - Traditional Woodland
Cree culture tells of elfin beings who protect Mother Earth and disseminate information
about herbal medicines.
Poundmaker - He was on course to become the principle leader
of the Plains Cree until a questionable conviction landed him in prison, and eventually killed him.
Playing Poundmaker - It's difficult to imagine how anyone
could bring more to the role of Cree Chief Poundmaker than Saskatoon actor Tyrone Tootoosis.
Mistaseni Rock - Before dams on the South Saskatchewan and Qu'Appelle rivers created one of the most popular recreational spots in Saskatchewan, the Lake Diefenbaker area was home to a large rock held sacred by First Nations peoples.
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