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Saskatoon Public Schools
Inspiring Learning
Community Partners

Okicīyap Partnership

The Okicīyapi Partnership with the Saskatoon Tribal Council and the Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. is working towards:
  • Improved learning outcomes and well-being for First Nations and Métis students;
  • Smooth transitions for students throughout the education system;
  • A representative workforce;
  • Developing culturally responsive and inclusive learning environments and curricula, with an emphasis on the cultural teachings and practices of the Dakota, Cree, Nakawé and Métis peoples;
  • Committing to teaching Treaty Essential Learnings which honour the spirit and intent of treaties;
  • Enhancing and maintaining the Nêhiyâwiwin Cree Language and Culture Program; and
  • Developing and implementing anti-racist practices and  policies.

More information on the Okicīyapi Partnership can be found here.