6 Safe, Eco-Friendly Homes for Pine Ridge Lakota

by Altai Mir University

Project Video

6 Safe, Eco-Friendly Homes for Pine Ridge Lakota

6 Safe, Eco-Friendly Homes for Pine Ridge Lakota
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Inside a Pine Ridge home

Inside a Pine Ridge home
With your help, these flimsy, inadequately insulated, mold-infested houses will be replaced with new, sustainably built homes. (view small | med | large | orig)

Digging the foundation

Digging the foundation
This is the beginning of a new, ecologically sustainable, healthy house that will sleep an extended family of 12-20 people. (view small | med | large | orig)

Eco-Dome

Eco-Dome
Here's a finished house. The volunteer Lakota builders will learn valuable construction skills in the process. (view small | med | large | orig)

Christinea Eala

Christinea Eala
Christinia Eala is a Lakota grandmother, the initiator of this project to bring hope back to Wounded Knee. You can make this happen!! (view small | med | large | orig)

International volunteers digging out the walapini

International volunteers digging out the walapini
Photo from Progress Report 'Onward, But What a Year!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Project Leader Christinia Eala at the build site

Project Leader Christinia Eala at the build site
Photo from Progress Report 'Engineers Without Borders on board' (view small | med | large | orig)

Site for Joe Fast Horse's children's safe house

Site for Joe Fast Horse's children's safe house
Photo from Progress Report 'Engineers Without Borders on board' (view small | med | large | orig)

International volunteers building the walipini

International volunteers building the walipini
Photo from Progress Report 'Two Steps Forward, One Step Back. Yikes!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bryan Deans backfilling on the build site

Bryan Deans backfilling on the build site
Photo from Progress Report 'Two Steps Forward, One Step Back. Yikes!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Organization Information

Altai Mir University

Location: Shoreline, WA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.AltaiMir.org
Project Leader:
Carol Hiltner
Shoreline, Washington United States