Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Site: Mikinaak Onigaming School

Service: First Nation School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
Student body is approx 130 students
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary and secondary students 
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 12 
  • Teaches Ojibwe language as a subject course  
  • Provides a daily hot lunch to students  
  • Provides supervised extra-curricular activities  
  • Maintains playgrounds, baseball field, soccer field and outdoor skating rink  
  • Allows the school gymnasium to be used for various community events
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Onigaming First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation, regardless of age
Application Requires: 
  • Registration 
  • Must show child's immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-484-2510 
Fax 807-484-2352
E-Mail schoolsecretary@onigaming.ca
Website www.onigaming.ca
Primary Contact Shannon Kelly, Administrative Assistant
Alternate Contact Steve Grindrod, Principal
Site Location Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls
Located In Community Onigaming First Nation
Address 212 Mikinaak Rd
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
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Intersection Mikinaak Rd and Hwy 71
Mailing Address c/o Mikinaak Onigaming School 
PO Box 339 
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)