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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Social Counsellor: Shirley Miles, ph: 807-478-9548 Ext 23, fax: 807-478-9546 
  • Enrolment in 2018 was 87 students
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students 
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 8; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education 
  • Teaches Native Cree language as a subject course 
  • Offers cultural and traditional events and outings 
  • Coordinates a breakfast program for all students 
  • New school houses seven classrooms accommodating 24 students in each and is equipped with a science lab, computer lab, library, special education classroom, cafeteria, gymnasium, soccer field, baseball field and an outdoor hockey rink 
  • Provides on-reserve bus transportation
Special Education  
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties  
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Fort Severn First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Fort Severn First Nation 
Special Education 
Children with special needs and/or learning difficulties
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate and immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-478-9548 
Fax 807-478-2573
Primary Contact Sinclair Childsforever, Secretary
Alternate Contact Robin Chamney, Principal
Site Location Community is approx 720 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 9 km from mouth of Severn River on Hudson Bay
Located In Community Fort Severn First Nation
Address Fort Severn, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Wasaho Cree Nation School 
PO Box 165 
Fort Severn, ON P0V 1W0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education (MOE) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)