Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

Site: Pic River Private High School

Service: Private High School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Administers a licensed, private on-reserve secondary school for high school students  
  • Offers in-class instruction as well as assistance with independent studies for students from Grades 9-12  
  • Assists Pic River students graduating from Marathon High School in obtaining any course required to graduate that they could not receive through the public high school
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Eligibility Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation) wishing to obtain an Ontario Secondary School diploma (OSSD)
Application Registration required through the Education Department
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-229-3726 
Fax 807-229-3727
Primary Contact Doug Vollett, Teacher
Alternate Contact Lisa Michano-Courchene, Director of Education; Phone: 807-229-0630; Email:
Site Location Reserve is on Hwy 627 at mouth of Pic River along N shore of Lake Superior approx 13 km SE of Marathon
Located In Community Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Address 21 Rabbit Dr
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
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Mailing Address c/o Pic River Private High School 
PO Box 217 
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1993
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)