By Alexandra Mehl Local Journalism Initiative Reporter HA-SHILTH-SA Port Alberni, BC – Gina Amos, Wally Samuel, George Frank, and Ed Ross met with Port Alberni Mayor Sharie Minions Tuesday, Nov. 29,. They came together for the signing of the deed to the former Cedarwood Elementary School, where they plan to build an affordable housing complex for Ahousaht members living in Port Alberni. Roughly four years ago Ahousaht’s elected chief and council initiated the search for housing for the First Nation’s members living in Port Alberni, said Ahousaht elder Wally Samuel. “A lot of us have been living here since the `60s, and we have almost 500 Ahousahts that live in Port Alberni,” said Samuel. “It’s something I know we’ve been striving for years and years,” said George Frank (Ma’tuah), of
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