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Bearskin Lake First Nation
First Nation School

Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary students
  • Administered by Windigo Education Authority (WEA) who acts in an advisory capacity
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 8; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Provides a special education teacher
  • Teaches Oji-Cree language as a subject course
  • Provides a daily breakfast program for students
  • Offers a school gymnasium and library
  • Promotes and supervises¬†cultural and traditional outings such as fishing, hunting,¬†trapping and participates in an annual hunting festival in September
  • Supervises extra-curricular activities such as hockey tournaments
  • Organizes summer school and camps for children
School student body is approximately 100 students
Hours of Operation
School: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Members of Bearskin Lake First Nation 4 years of age and older
Application Process
  • Registration required
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization records
Documents Required
Child's birth certificate/status card and immunization record required at initial registration
Fully accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On April 3, 2020

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