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Standing Tree to Standing Home

on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 13:23

Aboriginals in northern Canada build durable modern houses using local resources, thus the name of this video, Standing Tree to Standing Home. See charitable donations and government funding at work.

Have you considered Volunteering this Summer?

on Fri, 04/27/2012 - 00:10

Native and non-native volunteers needed for Operation Beaver program

Frontiers Foundation is looking for people willing to help build new, safe, warm homes in partnership with northern native families right across Canada. If you have construction experience, share it with those who want to train on site. All travel, accommodation and food expenses are provided. Minimum three months.

For more information please contact us at 416-690-3930 or frontiersfoundation@on.aibn.com

 

Wigwam of Hope

on Sun, 03/11/2012 - 15:06

The erection of a pyramid, a Wigwam or any structure is no longer permitted at Parliament Hill demonstrations, so on March 1, 2012 we had to manage with a big circle at the Eternal Flame. We prayed and pleaded for safe, warm, enduring and affordable Canadian housing to replace U.S. built F-35 warplanes and more prisons as a federal budget priority. Terrible winter weather kept the expected strong Algonquin contingent snowbound, and a mechanical breakdown stranded our Canada Coach charter from Toronto for 1 ½ hours near Kingston. That bus was carrying Frontiers Foundation Executive Director Marco A. Guzman, Project Amik Residents Committee President Mike MacTague, several FF and NFARC Board Directors, Aboriginal people from Council Fire, Native Women’s Resource Centre, Wigwamen Terrace and key speaker Anglican Archbishop Terry Finlay (Retired). Bus was also carrying our protest signs and miniature houses; replacement bus finally arrived at 1:20 p.m. for last twenty minutes of rally.

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