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Habitat for Humanity Canada builds first on-reserve housing at Fly Dust

 

Last updated 03/13/2017 at 2:54pm

Habitat for Humanity Canada

The Flying Dust First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Canada are celebrating the completion of the Kikinaw Elders Lodge ("Kikinaw," the Cree word for "our home"), Habitat Canada's first on-reserve build. The 10-unit accommodation provides wheelchair-accessible housing for the elders at Flying Dust.

TORONTO, ON-Flying Dust First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Canada hosted a special "All Chiefs Build" at Flying Dust, located 300 km northwest of Saskatoon in 2015. This milestone build marked the start of a successful partnership between Chief Richard Gladue, the Flying Dust Council and Habitat for Humanity Lloydminster.

In recognition of National Aboriginal Day, Flying Dust First Nation welcomed chiefs and dignitaries from across Canada as part of the inaugural on-reserve build of a 10-unit Elders' lodge. Chief Richard Gladue of Flying Dust First Nation, chiefs from Saskatchewan F...



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