Chief John Keenatch High School and Jim Neilson Sports Complex


Big River First Nation
Big River First Nation, Saskatchewan

aodbt has been working with the Big River First Nation to design a Grade 6 to 12 school, employing the 21st Century Learning principles. The design team worked closely with the Big River First Nation leadership, Elders, school staff, students and community members to create a facility that addresses their educational programming while also including culturally unique spaces. A particular focus was placed on the importance of the Cree language and inclusion of Elder and cultural celebration spaces as well as land-based learning. The construction of the high  school is currently underway.