Bearskin Lake First Nation

Site: Michikan Lake School - Mailing Address

Service: First Nation School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
School student body is approximately 100 students
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary students 
  • Administered by Windigo Education Authority (WEA) who acts in an advisory capacity 
  • Offers some programs for specific needs, such as math, for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 8; programs such as reading comprehension, writing skills and computer instruction offered as funding allows 
  • Teaches Oji-Cree language as a subject course 
  • Provides a daily breakfast program for students 
  • Offers a school gymnasium and library 
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings such as fishing and trapping 
  • Organizes summer school and camps for children
Hours School: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm 
Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Bearskin Lake First Nation
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-363-2570
Fax 807-363-1078
Primary Contact Faith Mosquito, Administrative Assistant
Alternate Contact Katie Nothing, Education Director, Michikan Education Authority; Phone: 807-363-1011; Fax: 807-363-2519
Site Location Community is located 400 km N of Sioux Lookout on W shores of Michikan Lake
Located In Community Bearskin Lake First Nation
Address Bearskin Lake First Nation
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Mailing Address c/o Michikan Lake School 
PO Box 78 
Bearskin Lake, ON P0V 1E0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)