Northern Saskatchewan youth welcomed to the U of S to share perspectives on life in Saskatchewan River Delta

Media are invited to join faculty and students from the University of Saskatchewan's School of Environment and Sustainability for an event showcasing youth perspectives on the importance of water for those living in the Saskatchewan River Delta.

Grade eight students from the Charlebois Community School in Cumberland House will share photos they took as part of a school assignment to express their own relationship to water.

Friday, February 6
1:30 - 3 pm
Room 144, Kirk Hall
117 Science Place
U of S campus

The Saskatchewan River Delta is the world's largest inland freshwater delta and is an area sensitive to ecological change. The role of Indigenous youth in carrying on traditions and environmental stewardship is recognized as integral to the delta's future. This project is a collaboration between the U of S School of Environment and Sustainability and the Charlebois Community School.

Event schedule

1:30 - 2:30 pm - Life in the Saskatchewan River Delta, presentation by Renee Carriere, a teacher from Charlebois Community School, and Solomon Carriere, an adventure tourism owner and operator from Cumberland House.

2:30 - 3 pm - Students and teachers present photos in small groups.

3 pm - Question and answer period


For more information, contact:

Jennifer Thoma
University of Saskatchewan
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