- To assist in developing traditional and contemporary cultural skills of First Nations people;
- To promote cross cultural awareness of First Nations peoples' historic and current role in Canadian society;
- To provide a First Nations resource base for bands and school systems to draw upon so that First Nations children may accurately inherit the values and traditions of their heritage;
- To conduct and facilitate research on First Nations' heritage and culture;
- Above all, to respect and promote the Inherent Sovereignty of First Nations and their governments, as recognized by the Royal Proclamation of 1763, confirmed by Treaties 4, 5, 6, 8, 10 and Constitutional relationships;
- To advocate the preservation of First Nations' languages, cultures, traditional arts and history; and
- To advocate First Nations' control and management of First Nation cultural resources.
The Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre has served First Nations people since 1972. It was the first First Nations controlled educational institution serving at the provincial level. The Centre strives to maintain the cultural identity of First Nations culture who inhabit what is now known as Saskatchewan: Dene, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, Woodlands Cree, Swampy Cree and Plains Cree.
To strengthen and support the overall First Nations' education and cultural awareness of First Nations people.
Annually, in late November, the SICC hosts its First Nations' Language Keepers Conference. For 2018 and beyond, it will now be known as the First Nations Language...
In the past, the SICC Round Dance has been in conjunction with our annual SICC First Nations Language Keepers Conference. Under the advisement of our Elders, the...
Annually, in late November, the SICC hosts its annual First Nations' Language Keepers Conference (FNLKC). This annual gathering is the leading national conference...