INBUILT93 – Indigenous -Newcomer Engagement

In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call #93 primarily “calling upon the federal government to advance the knowledge of newcomers to Canada of the diverse Aboriginal peoples of Canada, including information about the Treaties…,” the Saskatchewan Association of Immigrant Settlement and Integration Agencies [SAISIA], the Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan [AFCS] and SaskCulture entered into a partnership agreement to implement a Saskatchewan-wide community engagement project titled INBUILT93 (Indigenous-Newcomer Building Intercultural Learning on Treaties – 93) in 5 Saskatchewan communities: Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, North Battleford, and La Ronge.

Turtle Island

We acknowledge that we operate on Treaty 2, Treaty 4, Treaty 5, Treaty 6, Treaty 8 and Treaty 10 territory, the traditional gathering land of 74 Indigenous peoples and the homeland of the Métis nation. We reaffirm our relationship with the Indigenous Peoples of this territory—this is an important part of our history and an important part of our future.