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Conclude Battle River Group September Festival where the Battle River joins the North Saskatchewan River. Ceremony acknowledging the integrity, length and meanings of the Battle River for Indigenous, Settler and New People.

Illustrated historical talks and explanatory visits to Allen Sapp Gallery.

Battleford: in cooperation with Allen Sapp Gallery, North Battleford.

Allen Sapp. Painter

Allen Sapp, OC, SOM was a Canadian Cree painter, who resided in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. His art and his story have become well known throughout Canada. His paintings tell a personal story, and many feature images of his grandmother. His work and life story have been the subject of a number of books and television documentaries.

Born: Jan 2, 1928 · Saskatchewan, Canada

Died: Dec 29, 2015 · North Battleford, Canada

Spouse: Margaret Sapp

Awards: Governor General's Award for English-language children's illustration (2003)