Art of the North


"Northern Tradition and Transition" by Roger Jerome
Acknowledgement: Legislative Building Art Collection, Government of Saskatchewan, Regina
Photo by Yvonne Maurice

Show Us Your North

Show Us Your North is a project designed to encourage northern school students in Saskatchewan to explore traditional and contemporary arts in their own community, and share what they learn on this website. The project was developed to coincide with the 2009 Northern Saskatchewan Games and Cultural Festival, and is a celebration of all art forms and disciplines.

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Roger Jerome

Roger Maxwell Jerome was born in 1945 in Bournemouth, England, after his Metis father, Max, met and married his mother, Florence (Maughan), when he was serving with the Canadian Armed Forces during World War II. Max brought his family home to Saskatchewan when Roger was quite young...

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Our North Projects


Pinehouse Lake

Culture Day was a project in which Pinehouse students learned from Yvonne Maurice and other Elders about many traditions in their community. Here’s what some of the students had to say: “It is important to us to know more about the past and how things used to be in Pinehouse...

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