Recipient Community Discipline Program Year Amount Description
Bigeagle-Kequahtooway, Joely Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To purchase a long arm quilting machine to assist me in designing and creating my starblankets.
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $18,000 Create a full length album of original songs, while bringing light to the suicide crisis our communities have been experiencing.
Hebert, Dakota Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To completely gut and redo my three-act play about Jack the Ripper into a way better two-act.
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $12,000 This grant would produce 6 paintings and a wood carving. Dealing with the mystic animal and reconcilliation styles I work on with my art.
Lee, Erica Violet Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $13,000 "On the Prairies We Will Live Forever": a collection of poems exploring urban prairie Indigenous feminist freedoms.
Poitras-Jarrett, Phyllis Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,000 To paint the final six 36"x40" Metis Spirit Animals paintings for my series of 22 animals. A porcupine, fish, owl, skunk, raven and fox.
Stevens, Tracy Regina Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To write a film treatment titled: THE RIVERS FLOW: A NATIONAL TRAGEDY, the untold love story of Marguerite Monet dit Bellehumeur and Louis Riel.
Nind, Monique Grenfell Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $2,000 To produce four original paintings (24x30)in a series titled "The Love of Fishing' and artistic journals describing the creative process for each piece.
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 Create 6 large sculpture. Sharing Our beliefs and customs pertaining to mourning and loss. These I share with the blessings of my Elders and community
Arcand, Gary Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,000 Write a first draft of a collection of traditional Plains Cree stories of long ago told to me by my late Mother in the 1970's.
Beaucage, Marjorie Duck Lake Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $14,000 I AM YOUR HOLY FREAKNESS is a multidisciplinary creation of collages, installation, poetry performance, and video based on the Movements of my Life.
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,000 I want to build on my existing work; the creation of Nakoda lullabies, and the creation of a recording, a book, and a presentation series.
Knight, Daniel Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $16,080 We want to continue our series of satirical news monologues and comedy skits centered around an indigenous comedy perspective, and develop into an episodic series.
Gowan, Darren Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $5,092 Through interviews and research I plan to garner stories and legends from elders in the area and be interpreted in sculptural expressions in bronze& ceramics.
Campbell, Tenille Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 "natural desire, embodied" is a series of ten portraits featuring Indigenous men who embody desire through an Indigenous woman’s gaze, exploring land, identity and lust.
Goodon, Jayde Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $5,092 Create a collection that I can showcase in an art exhibition. These new pieces would include large cardboard sculptures and mixed media canvas paintings.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 Would like to construct paddles with traditional artwork designs using carving and hand painting designs.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 My project will consist of painting 8 landscapes of various areas of the Lac La Ronge and surrounding area landscapes.
Okemaysim, Aren Regina Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $10,000 The recording and engineering of 14 original songs for my debut solo music project, “Okimaw”.
Skjeie, Cooper Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To finalize my first full-length poetry manuscript, titled, "post-immunity theory."
Hyggen, Vanessa Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I want to highlight the diversity, beauty, importance and plight of northern Saskatchewan muskegs, land that is being threatened with strip mining.
Pacquette, John Black Lake Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $4,000 Following the Denesuline ancestral skills teachings, creating traditional drums from barren ground caribou hide I have tanned and birch trees I have harvested.
Burnouf, Jordyn ile a la Crosse Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 Storytelling through media to share land-based practices and worldview from an Indigenous lens. Videography, storytelling, and a virtual exhibit to capture northern lifestyle and art.
Rose, Melanie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $15,500 To build upon the theme of ‘The Flower People’ and create 13 new 2D and wearable art pieces for an exhibition at Godfrey Dean Gallery.
Rabbitskin, Ashley Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $1,850 Explore the spiritual interconnection between land and the human body. Bridging the gap. Express my relationship with Mother Nature, nurtured and embedded by my grandmother.
The Feather Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $18,000 This project is to help us produce season four of our satirical streaming series, The Feather News.
Morin, Myrtle Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 Photography Book Series, and first in the series. Answers the question, "Who Am I" and will be around IRS, Sixties Scoop and Foster Care.
Hykaway, Natasha Prince Albert Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $500 Looking for funding to continue working on my series and to continue expanding my skills.
Stevens, Tracy Regina Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 To write a film script titled: THE RIVERS FLOW: A NATIONAL TRAGEDY, the untold love story of Marguerite Monet dit Bellehumeur and Louis Riel.
Daniels, Kelly Cando Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $5,000 A workshop of deer hide preperation and hand drum making following protocol and the participants will learn ceremonial and social Cree songs and sacred stories.
Lavallee, Zachary Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $3,400 Capture the images of Indigenous people experiencing poverty to display their enduring attitude despite living in a society that marginalizes Indigenous people.
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I want to complete a first draft of a screenplay and script for stage about interracial dating in Saskatchewan in the post Gerald Stanley era.
Cameron, Steph Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $15,300 This application supports 6 months of song-writing, engaging my artistic process, demoing songs for my 4th studio album and expanding my live original repertoire.
Poitras-Jarrett, Phyllis Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To paint 6-40"x36" paintings: sturgeon, elk, polar bear, salmon, bee, and orca to add to my Spirit Animal series which is close to completion.
Fern, Lucy Prince Albert Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 I would like to create 10 new pieces art work to showcase my work at the art galleries in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.
Sutherland, Dallas Rosthern Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 Short horror film that will be filming in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and surrounding areas. filming will take place in July 2022.
Ledoux, Maureen Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I am requesting funding to produce a Woman's Traditional Beaded Outfit to participate in cultural activities.
Severight, Tanya Whitecap Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Expand my fabric design skills to make Story Star Quilts, by adding embroidery and sublimation images to the quilts, ribbon skirts and make dolls.
Deiter, Christine Balcarres Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To learn how to construct a tipi with tranferable indigenous teachings, documenting as a teaching aid with powerpoint.
Lerat, Muskwa Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $6,000 I want to write 6-8 songs about my Indigenous experience in Canada, as well as growing up with learning and mental disabilities being ignored.
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $12,000 I will continue in the producing of artwork that explores Truth and Reconciliation and my first nation sensibility , paintings and carvings primarily.
Pawlowich, Raistlin Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Produce, record & edit a single off my debut album.
Pelletier, Jeanne Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $18,000 This project will chronicle the life of Métis Elder and knowledge keeper, Jeanne Pelletier, and will include perspectives from those who know her.
Lafferty, Richard Prince Albert Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 This project is to do modern Metis story telling through photography and voice. This creative multimedia work will be shared Via multi media platforms
McIntyre, Nelda Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Making Starblankets and also to teach younger people to carry on the tradition and knowledge
Smith, James Muskoday Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $2,000 I would like to illustrate a book that has Elders stories from all over Saskatchewan in it.
Martin-Arcand, Logan Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 I will be doing a writing workshop to further develop my play The Gay Card to be tour ready when safe to do so.
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 To build an separate studio/workshop so I can safely continue my art projects like woodworking outside.
Baptiste, Falynn Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2021-2022 $7,500 Requesting funding/sponsorship to complete a second contemporary Cree language music album. Album will contain a mix of gospel and original music.
Quewezance, Wendy Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating traditional and modern styles of ribbon skirts and jewellry using custom-designed fabric and mixed textiles.
Dorion, Leah Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create and Install a Metis healing garden and create interdisciplinary artworks while Mentoring a local Metis Artist in the process.
Okihcihtaw, Marc Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 This collaboration will bring together various traditional music artists and create an album/collection of traditional and social hand drum songs.
Favel, Floyd Paynton Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $13,842 To write the story of The Battle of Cut Knife Hill accompanied by Chief Poundmaker's speech in English, Cree Syllabics, Roman Orthography, and PISL illustrations.
L'Hirondelle, Cheryl Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 create a 360°VR music video/installation of the song 'To All Our Nations' from my Why the Caged Bird Sings project for exhibition in Regina 2023.
Petit, Marcel Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $9,863 Jean’s War is about the turmoil of a youth who has suffered abuse. His world is a metaphor for the inner workings of his psyche.
Reynolds, Jamie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,000 Creating a series of paintings that reflect on the use of crownland in Saskatchewan, and how it relates to themes of reconciliation and the environment.
C. Lysias Designs Rosthern Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,500 Passion for Fashion Project, "Project Iskotew" raises awareness on the residual effects of residential schools, while promoting culture, and healing through fashion.
Langhorne, Donna Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $14,975 To acquire materials and equipment required to create and document Aanjitoon, a series of twelve large paintings using an original hybrid Woodlands/Realist style.
Bigeagle-Kequahtooway, Joely Regina Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,320 To honour the land and the formations that have existed her for millennia by creating new compasses for future generations.
Badger, Joanne Sturgeon Lake Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $7,500 To introduce the practice of porcupine quilled birchbark basket making to women and men at the Lloyd Johnson Healing Lodge in Sturgeon Lake, Saskatchewan.
Janvier-Dugan, Diane Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,715 Make 30 wall quilts representing calls 1 to 17 (Child Welfare, Education & Language and Culture) of the 94 Calls to Action.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,050 I plan to create new beaded face and body work. I will preserve the work through photography, printing, framing and epoxying the original bead work.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $11,360 I am an established and award-winning author and poet in Canada. The project I wish to produce is a new collection of short stories.
Goodon, Jayde Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 My proposal is to create a body of work that fosters personal healing and inspires others to pursue their life's dreams.
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $5,250 Create a full length album of original songs rooted in truth and reconciliation, while touching on PTSD and showcase internationally at Folk Alliance International.
The Feather Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 This project is to help us write season two of our comedy series "The Feather News" streaming on APTN Lumi.
Keighley, Ray Warman Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $12,000 My proposal is to continue working in painting, printmaking and drawing. I also will be carving and other sculpturing opportunities. Collaboration with others is important.
Ewenin, Ron Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $2,000 Production and sale of 100, 2023 native art calendars to be sold across Saskatchewan.
Vincent, Angus Yorkton Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $18,000 Create a script/play in a musical format, along with music, with story lines of life and love on a reserve and urban setting.
Agecoutay, Richard Regina Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $6,125 I want to produce an independent feature length video documentary on Saskatchewan Pow Wows.
Moore, Tim Swift Current Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2022-2023 $16,000 To complete the body of work "Erasure is Futile" for a scheduled group exhibition and future solo exhibition potential.
Bird-Wilson, Lisa Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $7,500 To attend three writing residency/retreat locations as I research, write, edit, and revise my book-length memoir, Magpie Dreams.
Moccasin, Ryan Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $12,000 This project is to assist me in writing the first two pilot episodes of a TV series called "First Among Equals".
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $9,000 Create a series of sculptures that will speak about nehewuk way of dealing with loss and grieving, geared to those who never learned these techniques
Sutherland, Dallas Rosthern Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $7,500 This grant would fund my short film project titled Noize, acquiring equipment, actors, and most importantly, crew members to make the film great.
Favel, Floyd Paynton Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $10,000 To create an artistic book- 60 word lexicon of Plains Indian Sign Language in black and white photos, accompanied by the Cree word or phrase.
Badger, Joanne Sturgeon Lake Please Select Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $6,719 To introduce the practice of porcupine quill zig zag stitching to women and men at the Lloyd Johnson Healing Lodge in Sturgeon Lake, Saskatchewan.
Hebert, Dakota Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $14,780 To showcase the hard work and talent of Saskatchewan's Indigenous Comedians in Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, and Ottawa.
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $10,031 To produce a comedy web series "That Deadly Cousin," which uses super 8/digital film which focuses on urban Indigenous kinship bonds.
Merasty, Marcus Regina Dance Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $7,500 To deepen my creative process and performance skills through realizing a dance-based performance work informed by traditional Indigenous art practices, choreographed by Robin Poitras.
Jarrett, Alexandra Saskatoon Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $7,500 I will be conceptualizing 50 poems dedicated to the land and nehiyaw language. I will be incorporating political, matriarchal and MMIW elements.
Knight, Daniel Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $7,500 I plan to write a rock musical exploring the theme of the integration of indigenous men in a colonial society
Okemaysim, Aren Regina Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $4,470 This grant is to cover subsistence & living expenses while writing new music for my OKIMAW ᐅᑭᒪᐤ music project.
Rose, Melanie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $13,000 To provide documentation and artist fees for the project, Sisopekinam//"S/he rubs medicine of it", a collection of wearable art by Metis designers.
Dufour Bowes, Arnolda Dalmeny Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $7,500 A written and/or audiovisual preservation of traditional northern Metis stories and songs.
McDonald, John Brady Christopher Lake Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $6,820 It will be a series of paintings addressing my personal experiences as a Residential School survivor in the 1980s
Smith, James Muskoday Media Arts Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $5,680 Illustrating stories from Elders. Focusing on stories from Legends and Residential experiences. I have researched stories from the 1980s.
Crowe, Lisa Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $6,000 Funding to assist in the creation of a beaded mens regalia including vest, side drops, arm cuffs, headband, hair ties, neck tie, leggings and moccasins.
Johnson-Harder, Harmony Prince Albert Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $1,000 To explore different techniques that will create a painting / mixed media image that depicts the connection of Story & Evolution.
Auger, Kristen Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $7,500 To create editions of hand-pulled, beaded, and woodcut prints that will be a graphical demonstration of my journey of learning nêhiyawêwin (the Cree language).
Janvier-Dugan, Diane Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $2,000 Quilted a portrait of my newly wed Dene parents in the early 50s. 56" x 82" wall hanging textile art.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $15,000 Finding courage, embracing Indigenous culture, my new novel. JOE is a vampire but the real killer is alcohol. Mythology and folklore are dominant.
Tootoosis, Lyndon Battleford Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $15,000 Working on major pieces for upcoming shows in 24/25 in various venues in sk/can utilizing the stories, guidance and blessings of my Elders
Belanger, Maureen Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $15,000 The funds requested are to assist in creating and writing new material for my character "Ernestine and her pet bird Muckatoon"
Hebert, Dakota Saskatoon Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $18,000 We want to develop our standup comedy careers by showcasing in Saskatchewan and California, meeting with Industry Professionals, and securing our Social Security Numbers.
Tienkamp, Christine St. Louis Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $4,500 To support a Metis Womens Artists evening with an exhibit following, completing and adding new 'li rooz di no piyii' pieces to the exhibit.
Wilson, Thorina (Nina) Broadview Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $18,000 The project focuses on the Cree creation story regarding the importance of the moose, using color, symbolism, syllabics to retain the story for the future
Murray, Audie Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2023-2024 $10,500 The continuation of a project using beadwork to depict the sky in rural and urban spaces.
Pascal, Madison Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2024-2025 $2,000 To celebrate the Official Bird of Regina: the Black-capped Chickadee. Representation of the community's commitment to environmental stewardship and the wellbeing of its bird populations.
Okihcihtaw, Marc Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2024-2025 $5,500 "Scout & The Red Empire: Voices Unite" digitally preserves traditional hand drum songs of Indigenous communities, celebrating Turtle Island's rich cultural heritage.
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Photo Credit: Artist Evie Ruddy partnered with UR Pride Centre for Sexuality & Gender Diversity on a photography project featuring trans and non-binary people. Photo by Charity Marsh.