Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: St Joseph's Anishinabek School

Service: First Nation School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Description (Service) Operates an elementary school for community students  
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from JK to Grade 4; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education  
  • Provides an Ojibway language immersion program, an initiative that incorporates cultural and Native language into daily curriculum  
  • Offers a Breakfast program which provides breakfast and nutrition breaks to students 
  • Provides 4 classrooms, a library, and a computer lab  
  • Offers extra-curricular activities such as snowshoeing and movie nights  
  • Provides bus transportation for students attending the school
Special Education  
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties  
  • Develops an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each student with annual reviews  
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation
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 - Ojibway available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3014
Fax 705-283-3048
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact School Secretary
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 along NW shore of Manitoulin Island approx 112 km W of Little Current
Located In Community Sheshegwaning
Address 1125 Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
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Intersection Sheshegwaning Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o St Joseph's Anishinabek School 
PO Box 1 
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (11) Other Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)