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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Offers the gymnasium for community events/use; must complete gym request form at office
Description (Service) Administers 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 
  • Administers the Anishiniimowin Immersion program (Languages Together) which promotes academic learning entirely in Oji-Cree during Kindergarten and evolving into a mostly English curriculum by the time students enter Grade 8 
  • Offers a school gymnasium, library, computer lab and an industrial kitchen facility 
  • Provides a hot breakfast program for students once per week 
  • 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 Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Classes: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon; 1 pm-3:30 pm
Areas Served Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Kingfisher Lake First Nation 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Special Education 
  • Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate and immunization record
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-532-2057 
Fax 807-532-2153
Primary Contact Sheri Mamakwa, School Secretary
Alternate Contact Edna Quequish, Education Director; Phone: 807-532-2067 ext 234; Email:
Site Location Community is 350 km NE of Sioux Lookout on S shores of Kingfisher Lake, 40 km W of Wunnumin Lake
Located In Community Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Address Kingfisher Lake, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Maryann Aganash Memorial School 
PO Box 43 
Kingfisher Lake, ON P0V 1Z0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)