'New Finland is a small rural district in southeastern Saskatchewan where Finns began homesteading in 1888 forming the first Finnish settlement on the Canadian Prairies.Some of their descendants still live there, in a thriving community that retains its Finnish character'.[2]

Juhannus Picnic
Juhannus Picnic
New Finland, Saskatchewan
The church picnic will be held on the 25th June 2016 at one PM
Every one welcome

Links which are written in Finnish. Kirjoitettu Suomeksi.

Links which are written in English.

Location of the New Finland District, Uusi Suomi. [2]

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[1] New Finland Historical and Heritage Society (c2001). Geri Huhtala. ed. Life in the New Finland woods : a history of New Finland, Saskatchewan. Volume 2. Wapella, Sask. ISBN 0968857205. Retrieved 2010-02-02.

[2] New Finland Historical and Heritage Society (c1982). Nancy Mattson Schelstraete. ed. Schelstraete, Nancy Mattson. "New Finland in Perspective". Life in the New Finland woods : a history of New Finland, Saskatchewan. Rocanville, Sask. page 1. ISBN 0888649681.
Contents. Settlers. Retrieved 2010-02-02.

Note: If you are interested in purchasing either or both of the above two books, Life in the New Finland woods Volume 1 (excerpts), Life in the New Finland woods Volume 2 (excerpts) written about the New Finland District, contact Red Lauttamus for details.