|Posted by winyanmaka07 on April 27, 2015 at 10:25 PM|
One step closer to a model sustainable, off-grid, solar powered Lakota home!
This weekend Tiyospaye, including a team of the Fast Horse family & kids, youth from EWB Colorado State University Chapter, and international & local volunteers, built foundations for a working/ volunteer camp on the Fast Horse land. Below are just a few of the things we’ve accomplished:
• a level, sturdy 8’ X 8’ floor & timber shelter for a battery shed
• a fortified two-seater latrine (cont'd from last summer)
• restored fire pit with LOADS of cut fire wood
• carefully cut and stacked cord wood and rock so we can continue cob wall experiments over the summer
• a leveled 650 gal water tank to gravity feed the camp kitchen over the summer build season
• layout of a hexagonal camp kitchen with a LIVE TREE center post
• a make-shift temporary shelter
• make shift tables and shelves from up-cycled materials generously provided by ALL our volunteers
• a set of GPS readings to map the homestead site.
• a temporary staging tent for tools and supplies
• and as always, fantastic pot luck MEALS that kept us all perking along and satisfied through the wet and the chill.