Indigenous Art, Song and Dance. The Indigenous Ensemble engages youth and provides the opportunity to develop a positive sense of self and personal pride in being First Nations or Métis, as well as the chance to acquire leadership experience.
The Saskatoon Public Schools’ Indigenous Ensemble is an extracurricular program created to provide students with an opportunity to participate in their culture. It allows students to build knowledge and skills in Saskatchewan First Nations and Métis traditional and contemporary music, song, dance, storytelling and traditional arts.
A program aimed at strengthening cultural awareness and pride among Indigenous students has played a role in encouraging youth who are enthusiastic about participating in their culture and sharing it with their schools and families.
The Indigenous Art, Song, and Dance Instructional Program provides instruction in many aspects of Indigenous culture and arts for both elementary and high school students who attend Saskatoon Public Schools.