Lac Seul First Nation

Site: Frenchman's Head - Obishkookaang Elementary School

Service: Obishkookaang Elementary School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #3 
Enrollment is approximately 104 students
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students 
  • 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, library, computer lab and an industrial kitchen facility  
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings such as fishing and trapping 
  • Coordinates an after-school program
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-4:30 pm 
After School Prorgam Mon-Thu 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
Areas Served Lac Seul First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Lac Seul First Nation with a focus on residents of Frenchman's Head
Special Education  
  • Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties  
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
After-school program is open to all children/youth of Lace Seul First Nation from Grade 1-Grade 12
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-582-3525
Fax 807-582-0235
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Tina Bunting, Secretary
Alternate Contact Kristin Ward, Principal; Email:
Site Location Frenchman's Head community is approx 40 km NW of Sioux Lookout, on Lost Lake, part of the Lac Seul River system, directly across from Hudson
Located In Community Lac Seul First Nation
Address Lac Seul, ON P0V 2A0
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Mailing Address c/o Obishkookaang Elementary School 
PO Box 70 
Hudson, ON P0V 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Nov 2010
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education (MOE) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)