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Welcome to the SCAA

The Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists (SCAA) represents the Saskatchewan archival community in the Canadian archival system, and is responsible for developing a cooperative and successful archival network in Saskatchewan, encouraging the establishment of new archives in Saskatchewan, promoting and developing standard archival policies and practices, and promoting public understanding and use of archives and historical resources in Saskatchewan. The Council offers workshops and other educational programs and an Archival Advisory Service providing advice and assistance to archives; and maintains the Saskatchewan Archival Information Network, a network of information about archival holdings in Saskatchewan, including virtual exhibits, descriptions of archival collections, and a photo database.


The mission of the SCAA is:

Through leadership, support, education and promotion, the SCAA fosters the
development, cooperation and advancement of Saskatchewan’s archives and archivists.



The SCAA wishes to thank all its members across the province in helping in your community by holding events in celebration of the 10th annual Archives Week in Saskatchewan this past  February 1 - 7, check out the summaries of the events by visiting our Archives Week 2015 webpage.


       






Check out our short films
Lives & Letters 
based on archival material of some of our members


 To Robert Gordon
Based on a poem by Louis Riel
 
Joseph Caldwell: A Curious Friendship

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFtsCCPip5A)
Based on letters from Yorkton pioneer Joseph Caldwell
 
Edmund Oliver: A Chaplain’s War
Based on letters from professor of history at the University of Saskatchewan, Edmund Oliver.

 
Alice Rendell: A Prairie Fire
Based on letters from Lloydminster pioneer and Barr Colonist, Alice Rendell


 

What's New

SCAA 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM)
With the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) holding their Conference in Regina, June 11-13, the SCAA has decided to hold there AGM just prior to the event.  Therefore, on June 10 from 12:30 to 3:30 the Meeting Room of Tower 3, on the corner of 12th Ave. and Hamilton St. in Regina, has been booked for lunch and the AGM. All SCAA members are encouraged to attend. Please the check back at the AGM page for further details.
 
SCAA Newsletter Outside the Box
The SCAA Newsletter "OUTSIDE the BOX"is back!

Thanks to the efforts of Editor Stevie Horn, with the help of the SCAA Communications Committee and other contributors, the SCAA is pleased to announce the return of the SCAA Newsletter, that is available for download here.

If you wish a printed version please feel free to contact scaa@sasktel.net