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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.


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



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.




 

What's New

SCAA 2014 workshops
INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ARCHIVES
The next Basic Archives workshop in scheduled for Thursday April 10, 2014 at the Dance Saskatchewan offices in Saskatoon. Though it is open to all there is a limit of 10 participants. please register with this form to track the number of participants.

Click here for further information about the workshop topics.