Naotkamegwanning First Nation

Site: Baibombeh Anishinabe School

Service: Elementary and High School

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
  • Student body is approx 300 students; school has 10 classrooms 
  • Sports Program achievements include: 11 NorWossa titles, 4 NWOSSA titles and 4 All-Ontario appearances
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary and high school students  
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 12; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education  
  • Teaches Ojibway language and Native Studies as subject courses  
  • Offers a school gymnasium, computer lab, science room, home economics room, art room, a shop and a library 
  • Provides a daily breakfast program 
  • Coordinates a thriving Sports Program which is a member of the Ontario Federation of Schools Athletic Association (OFSAA)  
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings  
  • Provides bus transportation for students attending the school
 
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-4:30 pm
Areas Served Northwest Angle 33 First Nation ; Northwest Angle 37 First Nation ; Whitefish Bay First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Naotkamegwanning First Nation, Northwest Angle #33 First Nation and Northwest Angle #37 First Nation
 
Special Education
 
Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties
Application
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card (or other satisfactory proof of age) and immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-226-5698
Fax 807-226-1089
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Primary Contact Loranda Kavanaugh, Executive Assistant, Education Authority; Phone: 807-226-5710
Primary Executive Florine Wolf, Principal, Baibombeh Anishinabe School
Alternate Executive Dolores Medicine, Education Director, Education Authority; Phone: 807-226-5710
Site Location Community is 96 km SE of Kenora, approx 1 km E off Hwy 71, along E shores of Lake of the Woods, 15 km from Sioux Narrows
Located In Community Whitefish Bay First Nation
Address 1001 Baibombeh Rd
Pawitik, ON P0X 1L0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Baibombeh Anishinabe School 
Pawitik Post Office 
Pawitik, ON P0X 1L0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Jan 1980
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)