Idle No More Crowdfunds For First Nation Housing – Huffington Post

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 20151058 Views

October 14, 2015

Idle No More is crowdfunding to build “sustainable, year-round” family housing, almost three years after protests drew new attention to First Nation issues across Canada.

Movement co-founder Sylvia McAdam took on the “One House, Many Nations” Indiegogo campaign after she saw the state of housing while running for chief in Saskatchewan’s Big River First Nation, CBC News reported.

“It is shameful that we’re having to reach out [with an aid campaign] when we’re living in one of the wealthiest countries in the world,” she said.

“One House, Many Nations,” which launched Oct. 7, seeks US$15,000 to build a single log cabin with a wood stove, garden, solar panels and a composting toilet.

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