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.