Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation

Site: Morson - 513 Beach Rd

Service: Pegamigaabo Public School

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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
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary students 
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 8 
  • Teaches Ojibwe language as a subject course 
  • Provides a daily hot lunch to students 
  • Provides supervised extra-curricular activities  
  • Maintains playgrounds, baseball field, soccer field and outdoor skating rink 
  • Allows the school gymnasium to be used for various community events
Hours School: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Alternate Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card (or other satisfactory proof of age) and immunization records
Call school during regular hours to make arrangements for use of gymnasium for community events
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-488-5916 
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-3379
Fax 807-488-5345
E-Mail school@biggrassy.ca
Website www.biggrassy.ca
Primary Contact Melissa Archie, Administrative Assistant
Alternate Contact Lynn Blackburde, Principal and Director of Education; Phone: 807-488-5916 ext 202; Email: principal@biggrassy.com
Site Location Community is 130 km NW of Fort Frances, off Hwy 621 along SE shores of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Address 513 Beach Rd, Big Grassy River First Nation
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
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Mailing Address c/o Pegamigaabo School 
PO Box 453 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)