Honour Ceremonies

Honour Ceremonies

Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is committed to the renewal of relationships — miyo wâhkôhtowin — with our Indigenous communities.

The 2022 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Honour Ceremony, presented by SaskTel, will be held virtually on March 24 at 4 p.m. The celebration will be live streamed on Facebook and shared on YouTube. Each campus will also be holding a small come and go event to watch the live stream together as a community. Indigenous students will be contacted by their Indigenous Students’ Centre coordinator with more details.

Honour ceremonies celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of our Indigenous students. Sask Polytech has been hosting Indigenous honour ceremonies since 1990.   

The 2022 Sask Polytech Honour Ceremony, presented by SaskTel, will including greetings from:

  • Elder Diane Kaiswatum
  • His Honour the Honourable Russ Mirasty, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan
  • Honourable Don Morgan, Q.C., Minister responsible for SaskTel
  • Third Vice Chief Alyson Bear, Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations
  • Glen McCallum, Metis Nation Saskatchewan president
  • Dr. Larry Rosia, Sask Polytech president and CEO
  • Dr. Has Malik, Sask Polytech provost and vice-president, Academic
  • Deanna Speidel, Sask Polytech Indigenous Strategy director

The celebration will include an honour song and entertainment by the Qu’Appelle Valley Square Dancers.

The Sask Polytech Honour Ceremony welcomes all Indigenous students, their families and friends as well as Elders and other members from the student's home communities.

The Indigenous Student Success Strategy helps remove barriers to success for Indigenous students and enhance their experience by incorporating Indigenous ways of thinking and learning into the everyday culture of Sask Polytech.

For more information contact indigenous@saskpolytech.ca.

2022 ceremony