Slate Falls Nation

Site: Bimaychikamah School

Service: First Nation School

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Student body is approximately 42 students
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary students 
  • Administered by Windigo Education Authority (WEA) who acts in an advisory capacity  
  • Offers some programs for specific needs (ie math) for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 8; programs such as reading comprehension, writing skills and computer instruction offered as funding allows 
  • Teaches Oji-Cree language as a subject course  
  • Provides a daily breakfast program for students  
  • Offers a school gymnasium  
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings such as fishing and trapping
 
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 pm
Areas Served Slate Falls First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
  • Members of Slate Falls First Nation 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
 
Special Education
 
Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties
Application
  • 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 807-737-5701
Fax 888-431-5617
Website www.slatefalls.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Danick Clavel, Principal
Alternate Executive Chancillor Crane, Education Director
Site Location Community is located 120 km N of Sioux Lookout, on shore of Bamaji Lake
Located In Community Slate Falls First Nation
Address 54 Lakeview Dr
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Bimaychikamah School 
General Delivery 
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)