Mattagami First Nation

Site: Mary Jane Naveau Memorial School

Service: Elementary School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Student body is approx 125 students
Description (Service) Operates a private on-reserve school for elementary students 
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from JK to Grade 8  
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course  
  • Offers computer labs, construction technology and an outdoor education program  
  • Offers cultural education to learn traditional skills and teachings of the local area 
  • Organizes field trips to events and activities outside the community such as diabetes expos and sporting events  
  • Provides supervised extra-curricular activities  
  • Offers group and individual counselling to help students succeed in school 
  • Plans, fundraises for, and accompanies students on an annual end-of-year school trip
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Mattagami First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Mattagami First Nation
  • Parents/guardians must accompany child to school for initial registration meeting with principal  
  • Parents/guardians of JK students must present status card and birth certificate of child
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-894-2003
Fax 705-894-2386
Primary Contact Patsy Mckay, School Secretary
Site Location Community is 5 km off Hwy 144 approx 20 km NE of Gogama, 70 km S of Timmins
Located In Community Mattagami First Nation
Address 48 White Pine St
Mattagami Township, ON P0M 1W0
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Mailing Address c/o Mary Jane Naveau Memorial School 
PO Box 160 
Gogama, ON P0M 1W0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education (MOE) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)