MN–S Early Learning Backpack Program

April 28, 2021 – Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN–S) supports parents and caregivers as they strengthen and build a foundation of Métis values and cultural practices with their children.

MN–S Early Learning & Child Care (ELCC) Ministry introduces a new Early Learning Backpack Program.

Registered Métis citizens with children five years of age and under, can receive specially designed backpacks filled with materials to stimulate creativity, hand-eye coordination and learning development. Families will also receive practical strategies and resources to help foster imagination and learning in the early years.

Parents and/or caregivers can receive information on the application process by calling Kristi Ross at 306-292-7443 or by emailing

A media release about the MN-S Early Learning backpack program is here.


Métis Nation-Saskatchewan
310 20th Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0A7