The mission of the Pahkisimon Nuye?áh Library System is to provide library services and educational and cultural resources to the people in northern Saskatchewan in cooperation with the existing library and educational structures and to communicate the uniqueness of the north to other regions of the world.
About PAHKISIMON NUYE?AH LIBRARY SYSTEM
The Pahkisimon Nuye?áh Library System was created in 1990 to provide library services to people in Northern Saskatchewan. We fulfill our mission by: Providing support services, training and materials for: public libraries, school libraries, college libraries, and special libraries. Acting as a public library to individuals within the region where no public library exists. Preserving historical material in our Northern Saskatchewan Archives. Participating in the provincial public library system. Encouraging the development of libraries and library services in the area. 87% of the population in our region are aboriginal. 27% of our population are Métis. 58% of the population live on reserves. There are 12 First Nations bands, 37 municipalities and 3 provincial school divisions. The majority of aboriginal people in Northern Saskatchewan speak Cree, Dene or Michif.