Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is committed to the renewal of relationships — miyo wahkohtowin — with our Indigenous communities.
Honour ceremonies celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of our Indigenous students. Sask Polytech has been hosting Indigenous honour ceremonies since 1990.
The 2021 Sask Polytech Honour Ceremony, presented by SaskTel, will including greetings from Elder Rick Daniels; His Honour the Honourable Russ Mirasty, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan; Chief Bobby Cameron, 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; and Deanna Speidel, Sask Polytech Indigenous Strategy director (interim). The celebration will include an honour song, jingle dress performance by Buffalo Boy Productions and entertainment by Jordan Daniels Fiddle Music.
The Sask Polytech Honour Ceremony welcomes all Indigenous students and their families and friends as well as Elders and other members from the student's home communities.
More than 19 per cent of our student population identifies as Indigenous. 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.
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