Wauzhushk Onigum was recognized at this year's First Nations Housing Conference in Thunder Bay.

The First Nation was one of three recipients of the 2019 Housing Recognition Award. The Community Housing Recognition Awards is an opportunity for First Nation Communities to be recognized for their innovations and achievements in housing

Wauzhushk Onigum received the award for their work to fulfill the need for housing, in addition to advancing the quality of homes for the community by the community.

This past Fall, they constructed two energy efficient triplex units. Each building unit consists of three bedrooms and one washroom. In addition, they worked on renovations for existing homes with an aim to provide community members with a healthier lifestyle.

Muskrat Dam and Weagamow were the other recipients of the award.

housingawardHousing Manager Chris L. Skead, Director of Operations Darlene Paypompee and Councillor Donald BigGeorge accept their award in Thunder Bay. Photo courtesy of Wauzhushk Onigum Nation.

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