Wunnumin Lake First Nation

Site: Lydia Lois Beardy Memorial School

Service: Elementary and Junior High School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Social Counsellor-Bruce Sainnawap; Special Education Student Support and Speech Coordinator-Tara Robinson 
  • Student body is approx 150 students
Description (Service) Administers a public on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students 
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 10; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education 
  • Administers both Native Language and Native Studies as subject courses  
  • Offers a school gymnasium, library and computer lab 
  • Provides frequent breakfasts and lunches from the Youth Cafe for students as part of the community's youth program 
  • Participates in the provincial Grade 10 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)  
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings such as fishing and trapping
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
Areas Served Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
  • Members of Wunnumin 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 record
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-442-2575
Fax 807-442-2640
E-Mail llbms@knet.ca
Website www.llbms.firstnationschools.ca
Primary Contact Della McKay, Secretary and Receptionist
Alternate Contact Maija-Lee Mayo, Principal
Site Location Community is approx 360 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on W shores of Wunnumin Lake and 40 km E of Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Located In Community Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Address Wunnumin Lake First Nation, ON P0V 2Z0
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Mailing Address c/o LLBMS 
PO Box 108 
Wunnumin Lake, ON P0V 2Z0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)