Indigenous Students' Centres

Indigenous Student Resources

Indigenous Students' Centres

Saskatchewan Polytechnic has an Indigenous Students' Centre in each of our campus cities. These centres provide support on both school and personal matters to Indigenous students and helps to ensure that their experience is the best it possibly can be.

To minimize all non-essential contact, the physical Indigenous Students' Centres are currently closed. We are currently offering virtual consultations and a variety of regular online events.

Drop-in Programming

Drop-in programming with a different daily focus including educational, cultural and Elder services. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 12 - 1 p.m.  All session are online, via Zoom.

 

Weekly Participation Draws

May 5, 2021

SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC, INDIGENOUS STRATEGY

VIRTUAL INDIGENOUS STUDENTS’ CENTRE May 5 MMIWG2S NATIONAL DAY OF AWARENESS PARTICPATION DRAWS 2021

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN These official rules apply to the Weekly Participation Draws provided by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Students’ Centre, Indigenous Strategy. The contest will run May 5th at 8:30a.m. until at 4:00p.m. Central Standard Time

ELIGIBILITY: By entering you agree to be bound by these official rules. This contest is open to Indigenous students currently enrolled in and attending a Saskatchewan Polytechnic program at any location, on or off-campus who are of the age of majority in Saskatchewan at time of entry.  Saskatchewan Polytechnic employees are not eligible to participate in the contest. Each winner must provide proof of being enrolled as a student at Saskatchewan Polytechnic to receive a prize. Void where prohibited by law. This contest is not open to residents of Quebec. All applicable federal, provincial and local laws apply.

TO ENTER: The contest will be operated through Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy Virtual Indigenous Students’ Centre programming. To enter, the participant must share a photo on the Saskatchewan Indigenous Students' Facebook page or by emailing an Indigenous Students' Centre Coordinator for May 5th MMIWG2S National Day of Awareness. The photo will be of themselves, or include their family, wearing red or hanging a red dress with themselves beside it.  All entrants received May 5th at 8:30am until at 4:00p.m. will be included in the draw, occurring on Wednesday, May 5th at 4:15p.m. Central Standard Time  

Winners will have one week after the draw to claim their prize.

  1. There is a limit of one entry per person.
  2. Winners will be notified via a Facebook post on the Saskatchewan Indigenous Students' Facebook page. Winners will need to contact an Indigenous Students' Centre coordinator to make arrangements to receive their prize
  3. Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy is not responsible for any technical difficulties experienced due to overload, busy signals, loss of cellular service, Wi-Fi, electronic problems or any other factor that may impact entry, participation or prize claim.
  4. By entering, you agree to allow us to collect your name, email, and program for our use in entering you into the draw and contacting you if you are drawn as a winner.  Entries that are determined to be fraudulent (example:  non-student, non-Indigenous, fake email) will be void, and the person making such an entry barred from further participation in the contest. Incomplete entries may be disqualified at Saskatchewan Polytechnic's discretion.

WINNERS: Winners will be randomly selected using a randomization formula. Winners will be contacted via email from an Indigenous Students’ Centre Coordinator.  If they do not respond within the specified time (as indicated in the original message) the prize will be redrawn. Prizes will be sent to directly to the student. Any harassment to Saskatchewan Polytechnic staff by winners will cause forfeiture of the prize and the prize will be redrawn. Winners who do not claim their prize within a week of being contacted may also forfeit their prize and the prize will be redrawn. Winners will acknowledge receipt of prize by responding to the original email.  

PRIZES: 

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or stated, no person will be entitled to receive any prize until after their eligibility has been confirmed or accepted by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy and all required paperwork; such as consent for picture, email response have been completed by the pending winner. 

Prizes will be awarded to the person who participated in the contest only. Winners may be required to sign a consent form relieving the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy and any affiliated organizations from any and all liability with respect to the contestant’s participation in the contest and the receipt and/or use of the prize. Any person refusing to sign the Consent Form and complete or provide any other documents required by the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy by the deadline required by the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy will forfeit any and all contest prizes. 

MISCELLANEOUS:  

  1. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. 
  2. By entering, entrants release and hold harmless Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the contest or any prize won.
  3. By participating in a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy Virtual Indigenous Students’ Centre contest, entrants herby consent to Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy Virtual Indigenous Students’ Centre’s usage of any one or more of the following for any other advertising or promotional purpose without payment of any additional consideration: contestants names; program information; participation in the contest including photos; and the substance of the contestant’s communication with Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy Virtual Indigenous Students’ Centre.
  4. Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy Virtual Indigenous Students’ Centre reserves the right to terminate or declare the contest null and void and rescind any prize, if in its sole judgment, the rules or the integrity of the contest have been violated or compromised in any way. Intentionally or non-intentionally by any person whether or not a contestant in the contest. 
  5. Entry constitutes permission to use winners’ names, enrolled programs, and/or statements for purposes of advertising and promotion without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy Virtual Indigenous Students’ Centre will not share entrant information with third parties for direct marketing purposes.
  6. To collect a prize, entrants will be required to answer a skill-testing question.
  7. The prize(s) will be awarded without consideration of regional allocation. Available prizes will decrease as they are awarded.
  8. The contest is governed by the laws of the province of Saskatchewan. It is void where prohibited or restricted by law, and in any province outside of Saskatchewan. The odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations. 
  9. Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Strategy Virtual Indigenous Students’ Centre provides no warranties covering any of the prizes furnished as part of this contest. 
  10. Information supplied by entrants will be used in accordance with Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Privacy Policy. 

Indigenous Student Advisors

Saskatchewan Polytechnic helps support Indigenous student success through dedicated student advisors. Indigenous student advisors create student success by providing:

  • A friendly face, helpful connections to services and support
  • Orientation to Saskatchewan Polytechnic and surrounding community
  • Referrals for tutorial support
  • Funding, housing, budgeting and employment information
  • Connections to outside resources and networks
  • Assistance organizing study groups and informational, social and cultural events

Book an appointment below.

Contacts

Have questions? Get them answered right now.

Sask Polytech is here to answer your questions. Drop into our Zoom Rooms during the following hours of operation and our friendly employees will be happy to answer your questions or direct you to the appropriate department for assistance.

  • Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Or, book an appointment with an advisor.

Janet Korpan

Administrative Assistant
306-659-3748
Janet.Korpan@saskpolytech.ca

Deanna Speidel

Interim Indigenous Strategy Director
306-659-3751 
deanna.speidel@saskpolytech.ca

To contact us, please email indigenous.strategy@saskpolytech.ca. Please allow for two business days for a response.

Anita Cameron

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

Pihtikewé – Kihèw Waciston 

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Cree: Eagle’s Nest Indigenous Students’ Centre)
Room 4.210
306-691-8313
anita.cameron@saskpolytech.ca

Brandi Kohl

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

Pēžik Tēwē-ihkan, Pēžik Mihtē-ihkan

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Saulteaux: One Heart, One Drum Beat)
Room 153
306-775-7727
brandi.kohl@saskpolytech.ca

Jennifer Lenny

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

All Nations Gathering Place
Kahkiyow Naasyoon  Mamawapowuk Enn plaas
Room 225, Academic Centre
306-765-1922
jennifer.brockman@saskpolytech.ca 

Derek Yee

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

ê-sihtoskâtoyahk ᐁᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᔭᐦᐠ   

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Cree: strengthening/supporting each other)
Room 121.4
306-659-4681 
derek.yee@saskpolytech.ca 

Anita Cameron

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

Pihtikewé – Kihèw Waciston 

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Cree: Eagle’s Nest Indigenous Students’ Centre)
Room 4.210
306-691-8313
anita.cameron@saskpolytech.ca

Brandi Kohl

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

Pēžik Tēwē-ihkan, Pēžik Mihtē-ihkan

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Saulteaux: One Heart, One Drum Beat)
Room 153
306-775-7727
brandi.kohl@saskpolytech.ca

Jennifer Lenny

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

All Nations Gathering Place
Kahkiyow Naasyoon  Mamawapowuk Enn plaas
Room 225, Academic Centre
306-765-1922
jennifer.brockman@saskpolytech.ca

Derek Yee

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

ê-sihtoskâtoyahk ᐁᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᔭᐦᐠ   

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Cree: strengthening/supporting each other)
Room 121.4
306-659-4681 
derek.yee@saskpolytech.ca

Annette Lanoie

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room A211, Technical Centre
306-765-1798
annette.lanoie@saskpolytech.ca 


Jennifer Lenny

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

All Nations Gathering Place
Kahkiyow Naasyoon  Mamawapowuk Enn plaas
Room 225, Academic Centre
306-765-1922
jennifer.brockman@saskpolytech.ca

Brian Gallagher

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 103
306-659-4212
306-291-6447 (cell)
brian.gallagher@saskpolytech.ca

Brandi Kohl

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

Pēžik Tēwē-ihkan, Pēžik Mihtē-ihkan

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Saulteaux: One Heart, One Drum Beat)
Room 153
306-775-7727

Brandi Kohl

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

Pēžik Tēwē-ihkan, Pēžik Mihtē-ihkan

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Saulteaux: One Heart, One Drum Beat)
Room 153
306-775-7727

Aaron Tootoosis

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 150.2
306-775-7380
aaron.tootoosis@saskpolytech.ca

Shane Stack

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 103
306-659-4802
306-361-5797 (cell)
shane.stack@saskpolytech.ca

Derek Yee

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

ê-sihtoskâtoyahk ᐁᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᔭᐦᐠ   

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Cree: strengthening/supporting each other)
Room 121.4
306-659-4681 
derek.yee@saskpolytech.ca

Shane Stack

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 103
306-659-4802
306-361-5797 (cell)
shane.stack@saskpolytech.ca

Derek Yee

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

ê-sihtoskâtoyahk ᐁᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᔭᐦᐠ   

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Cree: strengthening/supporting each other)
Room 121.4
306-659-4681 
derek.yee@saskpolytech.ca

Jennifer Lenny

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

All Nations Gathering Place
Kahkiyow Naasyoon  Mamawapowuk Enn plaas
Room 225, Academic Centre
306-765-1922
jennifer.brockman@saskpolytech.ca


Stanley Workman

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 127, Academic Centre
306-765-1789
stanley.workman@saskpolytech.ca

Brian Gallagher

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 103
306-659-4212
306-291-6447 (cell)
brian.gallagher@saskpolytech.ca

Brandi Kohl

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

Pēžik Tēwē-ihkan, Pēžik Mihtē-ihkan

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Saulteaux: One Heart, One Drum Beat)
Room 153
306-775-7727

Brian Gallagher

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 103
306-659-4212
306-291-6447 (cell)
brian.gallagher@saskpolytech.ca

Derek Yee

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

ê-sihtoskâtoyahk ᐁᓯᐦᑐᐢᑲᑐᔭᐦᐠ   

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Cree: strengthening/supporting each other)
Room 121.4
306-659-4681 
derek.yee@saskpolytech.ca

Anita Cameron

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

Pihtikewé – Kihèw Waciston 

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Cree: Eagle’s Nest Indigenous Students’ Centre)
Room 4.210
306-691-8313
anita.cameron@saskpolytech.ca


Rosemarie Zaba Stewart

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 2.205
306-691-8214
306-690-3777 (cell)
rosemarie.zabastewart@saskpolytech.ca

Anita Cameron

Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator

Pihtikewé – Kihèw Waciston 

Indigenous Students’ Centre
(Cree: Eagle’s Nest Indigenous Students’ Centre)
Room 4.210
306-691-8313
anita.cameron@saskpolytech.ca


Rosemarie Zaba Stewart

Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 2.205
306-691-8214
306-690-3777 (cell)
rosemarie.zabastewart@saskpolytech.ca