A Cree word meaning “let’s be all together,” mâmawêyatitân centre (pronounced ma-ma-waya-ta-tan) is the first of its kind in Canada. mâmawêyatitân centre will be offering integrated services in one central place to build and enhance the community. mâmawêyatitân centre will bring people together to connect, learn, play, develop skills and to celebrate culture. The building includes the high school, library, community policing centre, daycare, recreational complex and gymnasia, community centre, multipurpose room, and Elders’ room. The outdoor plan for mâmawêyatitân centre includes a garden, basketball court, soccer pitch and a cultural space with elements drawn from Indigenous traditions. Many of the indoor rooms and facilities are available for rental/use by all citizens of Regina.
*A note on word use and spelling. There is no capitalization in the Cree language. To honour the tradition and use of the Cree language, mâmawêyatitân centre will not be capitalized. Additionally, the pronoun “the” will not be used in identification of mâmawêyatitân centre.