Animakee Wa Zhing 37 First Nation

Site: Windigo Island School

Service: School Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
Windigo Island School is attended mostly by children and youth living on the island; secondary school students must attend high school outside of community, either in Kenora or Minnesota
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students 
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from JK to Grade 8; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education 
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course 
  • Offers cultural education to learn traditional skills and teachings of the local area 
  • Provides supervised extra-curricular activities
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm Sep-Jun 
Classes Mon-Fri 9 am-3:30 pm Sep-Jun
Areas Served Northwest Angle 37 First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Animakee Wa Zhing #37 First Nation (Northwest Angle 37)
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate and immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-733-3284
Fax 807-733-3284
Primary Contact Principal
Alternate Contact Jimmie Major, Chief; Phone: 807-226-5353; Fax: 807-226-1164; Email:
Site Location Windigo Island community is on island in Lake of the Woods near Manitoba & Minnesota borders approx 6 mi N of Angle Inlet, Minn and 100 mi SW of Kenora
Located In Community Northwest Angle 37 First Nation
Address Northwest Angle 37 First Nation
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Mailing Address c/o Windigo Island School 
PO Box 2090 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)