Lac Seul First Nation

Site: Whitefish Bay - Morris Thomas Memorial School

Service: Morris Thomas Memorial 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 27 students
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve Christian 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 
  • Offers Christian teachings as a subject course  
  • Provides a daily breakfast program for students  
  • Offers cultural and traditional activities
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
Areas Served Lac Seul First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Lac Seul First Nation 
Special Education  
  • Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties  
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
  • 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 807-582-3804
Fax 807-582-3819
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Pam Capay, Principal and Teacher
Alternate Contact Eric Bortlis, Education Director; Phone: 807-582-3499; Email:
Site Location Reserve community is approx 50 km NW of Sioux Lookout on Post Island located on Lac Seul Lake
Located In Community Lac Seul First Nation
Address Lac Seul, ON P0V 2A0
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Mailing Address c/o Morris Thomas Memorial School, Whitefish Bay 
General Delivery 
Lac Seul, ON P0V 2A0
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)