Indigenous Culture


Tânisi, a ̅ni ̅n, háu!

Far before any bridge or building was here, the area that is now called “Saskatoon” was already a gathering place for the first peoples of this land.

Today, Saskatoon is located on Treaty 6 Territory and continues to be the proud home to Plains Cree, Dakota, Saulteaux, Nakoda, and Métis nations.

Whether you Immerse yourself in the culture at the world’s longest ongoing archeological dig, stay at a nationally recognized Indigenous-owned resort, or spend the day at on the battlegrounds of the Métis Resistance, discovering Saskatoon means immersing yourself in these vibrant cultures.


This year, experience these vibrant and historic cultures and discover what Saskatoon has to offer. Breath in the past and present at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, find peace and stillness at Dakota Dunes Resort, or simply enjoy a serene walk through the Meewasin River Valley.

These are only some of the stories of you will find in Saskatoon. No matter what culture you experience, there’s no doubt: you’re discovering Saskatoon. We’re glad you’re here.

Indigenous Experiences

From UNESCO-shortlisted Wanuskewin to the world-class Dakota Dunes Resort, Saskatoon is lucky to be home to so many amazing Indigenous Experiences. Taste Indigenous cuisine, see Indigenous art, and learn about the history of the different nations that call Saskatoon home.

Experience The Power Of Pow Wow in Saskatchewan

This year in Saskatoon there will be a number of Pow Wow experiences for you to take part in the vibrant celebrations of Indigenous culture and life.

Pow Wows are a cultural celebration of pride for Indigenous Peoples that showcase tradition, dance, drumming and song, regalia, crafts, and food. Learn more here about attending a Pow Wow!