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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Student body is approximately 135 students
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary students 
  • Administers the school through the Windigo Education Authority 
  • Offers some programs for specific needs (ie. 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 total of eight classrooms, a computer room, a public-school library, a gymnasium, multipurpose and change room facilities, and play areas for kindergarten and elementary students 
  • Provides technology tools such as Chrome books, Kindles, iPads, Smartboards, and virtual reality equipment  
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings such as fishing and trapping 
  • Organizes summer school and camps for children
Special Education 
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties 
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm, Sep-Jun
Areas Served Sachigo Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
  • Members of Sachigo Lake First Nation 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
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 records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-595-2526
Fax 807-595-1305
Primary Contact Edna Beardy, Principal
Alternate Contact James Chapman, Education Director; Phone: 807-595-2527; Fax: 807-595-1119
Site Location Community is 425 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Sachigo Lake
Located In Community Sachigo Lake First Nation
Address Sachigo Lake, ON P0V 2P0
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Mailing Address c/o Martin McKay Memorial School 
PO Box 50 
Sachigo Lake, ON P0V 2P0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)