Wanuskewin Heritage Park campaign receives $500K donation from Mosaic

Wanuskewin facility after expansion and renovation. Courtesy: Wanuskewin Heritage Park

The Mosaic Company announced on Tuesday it is donating $500,000 towards the Wanuskewin Heritage Park.

Wanuskewin’s “Thundering Ahead” capital campaign was launched in 2017 to raise $40 million for its renewed vision.

“By funding renewal of the trail system, we have the privilege of helping bring to life the tradition and stories of this sacred gathering place,” Bruce Bodine, Mosaic’s senior vice president – potash, said in a press release.

“Wanuskewin Heritage Park is a living reminder of the Northern Plains Indigenous peoples’ sacred relationship with the land.”

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The renewal campaign also intends to return bison to Wanuskewin’s plains and renovate the 25-year-old interpretive centre.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park, located five kilometers north of Saskatoon, opened in 1992.

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