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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 workshops
(UPDATE!!!!)
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR FLOODING

The SCAA workshop conducted by Jane Dalley of Dalley-Froggat Heritage Conservation Services, has been postponed due to low registration and logistics to  FRIDAY MARCH 27 2015, in Saskatoon.  For more information and to download a registration form visit our workshop page here
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INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ARCHIVES
The next "Basic Archives" workshop
is scheduled for Esterhazy on April 29, 2015. Please Click here for further information about this and other workshop topics.