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The Saskatchewan History & Folklore Society…

…delivers programs and activities to enable, inspire and celebrate the investigation and sharing of historical and folkloric knowledge in Saskatchewan.

On our website you will find information about our quarterly publication Folklore,  upcoming events, and how to become a member. The website also features audio historical records, access to our extensive Baker Slide collection images, information on our Adrian Paton Photo Collection Travelling Exhibit, and much more! We encourage you to explore our website for all we have to offer.


Celebrate the Lost Story of Yee Clun in Regina August 7! Details here.

June 9, 2017 – We’re sorry: the Yee Clun [Chun Lee] Walking Tour has been cancelled. Click here for other ways to experience this story.

May 23, 2017: Get ready for the Swift Current to Battleford Trails Walk, coming August 2017! Details here.

May 15, 2017: Stories from our Past, Stories for the Future: Our 60th Anniversary Party June 17 in Regina features Bill Waiser and Joely BigEagle-Kequahtooway!

April 29, 2017 – Out Member and Supporter Survey is now complete! Thanks so much to the over 200 people who participated! Your thoughts will help make us better!

January 10, 2017- The SHFS is helping with the Lost Stories Project! We are currently looking for a filmmaker. View the Call for Submissions, and submit your application to  by January 23.

You can also view the documentary of the first Lost Story.


October 10, 2016 – Our SaskScapes Podcast is online! Thanks to all our wonderful storytellers! Our stories ranged from a 12-year old’s tale of unlucky birthdays, to one woman’s experience of WWII; from hospitals in Saskatchewan to Christmas in Nigeria…with many more in between!

Click on the image below to listen.


September 16, 2016 – It’s official! SHFS is sponsoring the 80th episode of The SaskScapes Podcast – a live story-slam during Prairie Prism in Saskatoon Oct. 2! See our Facebook Event for details! 

saskscapespodcastAugust 2, 2016 – Our Mystery Marker’s contest has come to an end, but you can still send us photos of SHFS markers any time you want! Check out our interactive map and go visit a marker!

A Teacher’s Mini-Unit (Grades 3 and 4) to accompany the Paton Travelling Exhibit is now available! Click here! 

We Are Updating Our Website! Thanks to a partnership with the University of Saskatchewan Library, we will be refreshing our website over the next few months. In the meantime, join us on Facebook for daily posts on news, events, and links to cool Saskatchewan history and folklore!

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