BackPack Program

Aen paaktoon di bufloo lii zhenn chi kishkayhtahkik
Buffalo Learning Package

Through stories, music and other gifts, Aen paaktoon di bufloo lii zhenn chi kishkayhtahkik supports Métis children and families by offering accessible learning packages for everyone. Métis families will engage with traditional cultural materials that promote Métis pride and connection.

To ensure every Métis child has the resources to start the next year successfully, the August package for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8 students will contain essential school supplies.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Children between the ages of 0-13 by August 31, 2022.
  • Must have valid mailing address.
  • Current resident of Saskatchewan.
  • Parent or Guardian applying must reside in household with child(ren).
  • Child(ren) must be MN-S citizens*

*Children must be a Métis citizen or in the process. If your child is not currently a citizen, please visit our website https://metisnationsk.com/citizenship/ for more information. Eligible applications will be verified with the Registry department.

Processing information:

Packages will be sent out 6 times a year:

  • August
  • November
  • January
  • March
  • May
  • July

Successful applicants will receive the packages via Canada Post. Please ensure mailing address provided is accurate and complete. Any incomplete applications will not be processed. MN–S is not responsible for any errors resulting from incorrect addresses. Applicants will receive confirmation of acceptance once it has been processed.

Contact Kristi Ross at [email protected] with any questions.

Métis Nation-Saskatchewan
Suite 201, 208-19th St W, Saskatoon, SK  S7M 5X8   
306-343-8285