Wabaseemoong Independent Nation

Site: Mizhakiiwetung Memorial School

Service: First Nation School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council of Treaty 3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
  • Student body is approx 297 students; accommodates up to maximum of 460 students 
  • School contains 16 classrooms 
  • Teacher accommodations (teacherages) are available on-reserve
Description (Service) Operates an elementary/secondary on-reserve school for community students  
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from JK to Grade 12; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education 
  • Provides a daily breakfast program  
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course  
  • Offers separate wings for elementary and high school students, a school gymnasium, cafeteria, library, and computer room  
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings such as ice fishing, snowshoeing, canoeing, camping and wilderness expeditions 
  • Offers outdoor amenities including a hockey rink, a baseball diamond, a multi-purpose field and track, and separate fenced area including playground equipment for kindergarten students 
  • Provides bus transportation for all students attending the school
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-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitedog First Nation - Wabaseemoong Independent Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) Independent 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 (or other satisfactory proof of age) and immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone School 807-927-2062 
807-927-2000 Ext 259
Fax 807-927-2176
E-Mail education_director@hotmail.com
Website www.mizhakiiwetungschool.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Joelynn Scott, Secretary, Mizhakiiwetung Memorial School; Phone: 204-915-6578
Alternate Contact Ron R McDonald, Principal; Phone: 807-927-2000 ext 246; Email: rmcdonald_@hotmail.com
Site Location Community is along English River system, 98 km NW of Kenora, 13 km E of Man/Ont border, accessible by Hwys 596 & 525
Located In Community Whitedog First Nation
Address 2 Business Section Rd E
Whitedog, ON P0X 1P0
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Mailing Address c/o Administration Department 
Mizhakiiwetung Memorial School 
2 Business Section Rd E 
Whitedog, ON P0X 1P0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Oct 2011
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)