High school students build tiny homes to help alleviate the housing crunch on Piikani First Nation

A group of high school students in Alberta is taking on the lack of housing on the Piikani First Nation by building custom, tiny homes from the ground up.

A group of high school students in Alberta is taking on the lack of housing on the Piikani First Nation by building custom, tiny homes from the ground up.

The first home is built for an elder.

Video Journalist / Calgary

Tamara is Métis from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She received a diploma in interactive media arts at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon and has worked as a videographer for CBC in Winnipeg and Iqaluit. Tamara was hired by APTN in 2016 as a camera/editor and is now a video journalist in our Calgary bureau.


8 thoughts on “High school students build tiny homes to help alleviate the housing crunch on Piikani First Nation

  1. It’s anout time First Nations are picking up n built their own houses instead of same old Gov’t match box houses.

  2. It’s anout time First Nations are picking up n built their own houses instead of same old Gov’t match box houses.

  3. Hi Tamara
    Your story on the high school students building a house for the elder in Piikani First Nation is short and to the point. Is this normal?

    1. Of course it was short and to the point! It’s a news cast not a documentary!! 🙂

  4. Hi Tamara
    Your story on the high school students building a house for the elder in Piikani First Nation is short and to the point. Is this normal?

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