Poplar Hill First Nation

Site: Ahgwahbuush Memorial School

Service: First Nation School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
Description (Service) Operates an on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students, newly built and opened in Sept 2016 
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 8; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education 
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course  
  • Provides a daily breakfast program for students  
  • Offers a school gymnasium, a library/resource centre and a computer lab 
  • Offers cultural and traditional events and outings  
  • Provides bus transportation within community 
  • Includes outdoor facilities of a baseball diamond, soccer field and playground
Special Education  
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties  
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Poplar Hill First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Poplar Hill First Nation
Special Education
Children with special needs and/or learning difficulties
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate and immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-772-9981
Fax 807-772-1150
Website poplarhill.firstnation.ca/
Primary Contact Ann Anderson, Secretary and Finance; Phone: 807-772-9981 ext 100
Alternate Contact Rocky Landon, Principal; Phone: 807-772-9981 ext 101
Site Location Community is approx 120 km N of Red Lake along banks of Berens River near Ont/Man border
Located In Community Poplar Hill First Nation
Address Poplar Hill, ON P0V 3E0
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Mailing Address c/o Ahgwahbuush Memorial School 
PO Box 23 
Poplar Hill, ON P0V 3E0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education (MOE) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)