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Whiskey Scrip

October 4, 2019

Edmonton-based Métis artist Heather Shillinglaw’s installation retells her family’s oral history of her great-great-grandfather John “Old Man Jack” Norris, who, according to family stories, contracted Indigenous and Métis women to transport whiskey on Red River Carts, disguised as homesteading supplies. Shillinglaw’s beaded and quilted hide map of the Carlton Trail traces these journeys from Fort Garry to Fort Edmonton, entangled with the issuance of Métis scrip and the impacts of this smuggled alcohol. Heather Shillinglaw is an Edmonton-based Métis artist…

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Wanuskewin’s NEW CEO

January 29, 2019

New CEO at Wanuskewin Heritage Park – Darlene Brander (right photo) CEO Darlene Brander (L), Elder Mary Lee (C), Board Chair Candace Wasacase – Lafferty (R) NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Tuesday January 29, 2019 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Wanuskewin is thrilled to announce Darlene Brander as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective March 4, 2019. Chair of Wanuskewin’s Board of Directors, Candace Wasacase-Lafferty made the announcement today at the National Historic Site. Ms. Brander was appointed to the position following a…

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Wanuskewin Campaign Update Dec 2018

December 3, 2018

Campaign and Construction Update December 2018

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Wanuskewin Campaign Update September 2018

September 28, 2018

Sept 2018 Campaign Update

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MEDIA RELEASE- Wanuskewin Releases Design Plans

August 29, 2018

Wanuskewin Heritage Park is please to release 3D renderings of our exciting new plans for growth and expansion. Please click links below to watch fly thrus of the new additions. Wanuskewin Facility Tour Wanuskewin Exhibit Tour Wanuskewin Playground Tour  

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Wanuskewin Campaign Update August 2018

August 1, 2018

August 2018 Campaign Update

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Wanuskewin Campaign Update 2018

July 3, 2018

Wanuskewin Campaign Update July 2018

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Wanuskewin Campaign Public Update April 2018

April 5, 2018

Public Update April 2018

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Scotiabank Donates $600,000 to Wanuskewin Heritage Park

March 28, 2018

Scotiabank makes $600,000 donation to educational space at Wanuskewin Heritage Park

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Mosaic Company Donates $500,000 to Wanuskewin Heritage Park

March 13, 2018

Wanuskewin News Release March 13 2018

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