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100 Years of Saskatchewan History

Mannequin representing Indigenous trapper stands on a snowy hill

This exhibit celebrates 100 years of Saskatchewan. Events on the 1905 to 2005 timeline chronicle Saskatchewan achievements and challenges during the first 100 years of the province. Scan the northern forests and minerals underground in a display of Saskatchewan natural resources. The Theatre celebrates Saskatchewan people and places.

  • Born With a Drum – Education Among First Nations

    In 2002, an exhibit on First Nations education, including a history of residential schools, was suggested by Elders at a workshop organized by the Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre (SICC) and held at the WDM Saskatoon. In a 1993 publication, A Dené Perspective, it is said the child is born with...

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  • Natural Resources

    A hillside diorama tells two stories about Saskatchewan's natural resources: forestry and mining. Forestry One half of Saskatchewan is forest; it is a major industry in the province. This part of the exhibit showcases the beginning of the forestry industry in the province, First Nations use of the forest is...

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  • Saskatchewan Theatre

    Saskatchewan is not all flat. Saskatchewan is not all fields. Saskatchewan is forest and muskeg, bogs and fens, sand dunes and sloughs, rocks and lakes, hills and coulees. Nature has blessed us with a full pallette of colours and textures, shadows and light ... all stretching beneath the biggest canopy...

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  • 100 Year Timeline

    See artifacts, photos, and video representing the events and trends which shaped and affected Saskatchewan since 1905. Did you know...Cedoux, a community north of Weyburn, was on the receiving end of Canada’s largest recorded hailstone in 1973. The baseball-sized stone weighed 290 grams (over ½ pound) and measured 114 mm...

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