Dokis First Nation

Site: Dokis School

Service: First Nation School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Administers an elementary school for community students  
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from JK to Grade 4; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education  
  • Provides Native language teaching into daily curriculum through community Elder 
  • Offers French language teaching  
  • Participates in the One x One Breakfast program which offers students a nutritious breakfast each school day morning 
  • Provides morning and afternoon snacks to students 
  • Provides bus transportation for students attending the school
Special Education  
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties  
  • Develops an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each student with annual reviews  
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Dokis First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
  • Members of Dokis First Nation 
  • Children from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 4
Special Education
Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization record
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-763-2210
Fax 705-763-2765
Primary Contact Linda Dokis, School Secretary; Email:
Alternate Contact Lois Lambert, Director of Education; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 120 km SE from Sudbury along Hwy 69, then Hwy 64 onto 25 km gravel road, along banks of French River
Located In Community Dokis First Nation
Address 129 Loop St
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
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Mailing Address c/o Dokis School 
PO Box 149 
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2005
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)