Recipient Community Discipline Program Year Amount Description
Spilchen, Danielle Warman Theatre Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $4,583 Our collective will produce and present George F. Walker's Zastrozzi as part of Live Five's 2024-2025 season in November/December of 2024.
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $4,500 Dramaturgy, rewrites, & remounting 'Identity Crisis' for a 2024 tour to the Winnipeg & Edmonton Fringe Festivals with John Turner, Karen Hines, Kenn McLeod.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Literary Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $8,053 Weather or not, a personal memoir through poetry (working title). To develop a manuscript of poems which chronicle my experiences under a living sky
Klassen, Hilary Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $4,500 Professional development in the form of mentorship for creative nonfiction book manuscript about a Saskatchewan land conflict, subsequent reconciliation and shared continuing quest for justice.
McKenzie, Tiess Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $4,570 To present three musical events in Saskatoon: An outdoor, interactive soundwalk, a concert of string and piano music, and a concert of electro-acoustic trombone music.
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $5,000 Research manuscripts of violin works written by four women composers in Calgary (AB), and Paris (France) in June 2024.
La Marre, Rebecca Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $11,600 To exhibit ceramic works, and produce a catalogue with a critical essay for presentation at Western Front, Vancouver, in November, 2024.
McCreary, Sara Michelle Regina Multidisciplinary Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $2,274 Miniature futurism dioramas blending technology and traditional knowledge and are based on prairie life. They depict climate change impacts and resilience from global nation collaboration.
Savage, Candace Saskatoon Literary Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $18,000 I will collaborate with members of the Young Adult Buffalo Lifeways Society to create a nonfiction book about the restoration of buffalo to Indigenous lands.
Weber, Hailey Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $6,000 I am seeking funding to create work for a successful exhibition at the Frances Morrison Library Gallery.
Gronsdahl, Todd Saskatoon Visual Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $5,000 This project is to bring curator and gallery director, Dominique Toutant to Saskatoon to visit artist studios and to present a talk.
Bundon, Johanna Regina Dance Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $2,400 Senior contemporary dance artist Davida Monk gifting each Johanna Bundon and Krista Solheim a solo from her anthology of new work Songs Without Words (SWW).
Cameron, Ian Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $4,000 To travel from Regina, Saskatchewan, to St. Paul, Minnesota to learn about mechanical operation and maintenance of the pedal steel guitar.
Klassen, Vanessa Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $5,000 This is a 2-part project for which I will create new typeset editions of three selected clarinet works by Canadian composers, then record each one.
McFadzean, Credence Regina Literary Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $5,769 To continue drafting a manuscript of connected stories inspired by American slasher films from the seventies, eighties, and onward.
Never Never Shakespeare Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $7,666 To fund a theatrical production of Twelfth Night through the lens of Queer culture, for presentation in Saskatoon, in January of 2025.
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $7,000 To create at instrumental works catered toward use in film trailers.
Negraeff, Laura Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2024-2025 $10,000 I will produce & direct Sarah Ruhl’s play about relationships, women’s health, & sexuality, titled “In the Next Room” at Persephone’s Backstage in Saskatoon
Jodoin, Berkley Leader Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Album of original music shedding light on problems facing aboriginal people today. Addiction, Mental Health, Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women
Janvier, Bobby La Loche Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $6,370 i would like to build a skiff, sled and a canoe. I would like to build more if i could get the tools.
Favel, Floyd Paynton Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $10,000 This project is to write down and publish, accompanied by visual images, the story of Broken Knife Lookout on Poundmaker Cree Nation.
Dorion, Leah Prince Albert Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 This project will be to design and create 13 moon shawls for an existing art show that features the 13 moon teachings.
Sanger, Joslin Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Purchase of DJ equipment for ongoing shows this winter and summer of 2020.
Budgell-Eaglespeaker, Forrest Scott Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 I am applying for funding to financially support the recording of a full length album written about inter-generational trauma and healing.
Poitras-Jarrett, Phyllis Regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 To create 6 mixed-media paintings honouring 6 Sk. animals necessary for the survival of the Indigenous people throughout history to be included in future exibitions.
Boechler, Jared Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $5,000 To undertake production on project influenced by local study in arctic region of Lapland, Finland.
Tienkamp, Christine St. Louis Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Produce Metis beadwork pieces
McArthur, Robert Carlyle Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 Robert Mcarthur is bringing back the Nakoda language through song, specifically children's lullabies. Writing lullabies helps preserve the language by putting it in children's ears.
Thunderchild, Richard Spiritwood Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $6,800 Classes for adults and youth to learn the powwow craft of headroach-making.
Lavallee, Terri Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2019-2020 $4,500 I would like to create a stylized bridal gown embellished with Nehiyaw bead work, along with beaded accessories and matching mens cufflinks and tie clip.
Ratt, Molly Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 My grant proposal is Landscape Creations By Molly R Ratt
Cuthand, Shawn Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $4,500 We want to continue our series of satirical news monologues centred around an Indigenous Comedy perspective and expand into comedy skits.
Rose, Melanie regina Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To create and develop new work with the intent of exhibition. Research of new techniques and materials.
McKay, Michelle-Rae (M-Rae) Grenfell Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 Utilize beads, material, leather, fur, feathers to create a visual representation of powwow grand entry through the ages on a brain tanned Moosehide.
Yuzicapi, Holly Fort Qu’Appelle Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 I would like to do traditional quillwork on a buffalo robe. Quillwork is the oldest art form from the land we live on.
Standing, Lois Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To research and develop Dakota women's geometric beaded designed dresses and produce a dress with the influence of past designs.
Daniels, Carol Regina Beach Multidisciplinary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $5,000 I will create a one-woman production of spoken word, song and dance for the Regina Fringe Festival 2021.
Beaucage, Marjorie Duck Lake Literary Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,200 To shape Movements- a collection of 7 decades of journal entries, poems and reflections- into a publication, with the help of an editor.
Fourstar, Gabrielle Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $4,536 I intend to paint an art series of 100 abstract acrylic blob paintings on 18"X 24" canvases. Remaining paintings with vegan paint.
Knight, Lindsay Saskatoon Music Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 I plan research twenty years of my songs to compile lyrics and descriptions in nehiyaw (Cree) and english and then produce a resource.
Parent, Anna Saskatoon Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To finish the writing and create paintings for a story about a raven raised by geese learning to fly, a sixties scoop survivors story.
Langhorne, Donna Air Ronge Visual Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 To support "What's Mine Is Yours", a series of paintings and drawings associated with medical research on organ donation and transplantation for Indigenous persons.
Vincent, Angus Yorkton Theatre Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists 2020-2021 $7,500 Take time off work to complete my play. I've completed the songs and am looking to finish my script to begin work-shopping and marketing it.
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.
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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.