Nipissing First Nation

Site: North Bay - 469B Couchie Memorial Dr

Service: Nbisiing Secondary School

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Operates a private First Nations high school for students from Nipissing First Nation 
  • Offers a full curriculum approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education for students from Grade 9-12  
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course and promotes a sense of pride of heritage 
  • Provides supervised extra-curricular activities  
  • Offers cultural activities and traditional Native teaching as part of regular programs 
  • Participates in the Ontario Secondary Student Literacy Test (OSSLT) program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nipissing District ; Nipissing First Nation
Eligibility Members of the Nipissing First Nation
Application Contact the school office to register
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-497-9938
Fax 705-497-0389
Primary Contact Alyssa Couchie, Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Monique Sawyer, Principal; Email:
Alternate Executive Carole Couillard, Vice Principal and English Teacher; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 37 km W of North Bay off Hwy 17 at Dutrisac Rd, Sturgeon Falls
Located In Community North Bay
Address 469-B Couchie Memorial Dr, Nipissing First Nation
North Bay, ON P1B 8G5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)