Kashechewan First Nation

Site: Francine J Wesley Secondary School - Mailing Address

Service: Secondary School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Student body is approximately 180 students
Description (Service) Operates a private on-reserve secondary school for high school students 
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Grade 8-12  
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course  
  • Provides cultural teachings including Native art, dance, drumming and musicians 
  • Provides gymnasium use for community events and open sports nights
Oshkimatisak Program 
Operates a youth food program and provides: 
  • Daily school lunch to students 
  • Catering for community and school events 
  • Financial donations to graduating students
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Classes: Mon-Fri 9:15 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kashechewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kashechewan First Nation
Application Registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary: 705-275-4111 
Fax 705-275-4139
Website www.fjwsschool.com
Primary Contact Alyssa Hughie, Secretary/Attendance; Email: alyssa.hughie@fjwsschool.com
Alternate Contact Shannon Spendlove Robidas, Principal; Email: shannon.robidas@fjwsschool.com
Site Location Community is on N shore of Albany River, 10 km inland from James Bay, 460 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Kashechewan First Nation
Address Kashechewan First Nation
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Mailing Address PO Box 180 
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)