Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

Site: Pic River Elementary School

Service: Elementary School

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
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 
  • Teaches Ojibway language as a subject course 
  • Provides a daily breakfast program for students
 
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 pm
Areas Served Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation)
 
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 - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-0630
Fax 807-229-1944
Website www.picriver.com
Primary Executive Corinne Skworchinski, Principal; Email: corinne.skworchinski@picriver.com
Alternate Executive Alanna Starr, Education Secretary
Site Location Reserve is on Hwy 627 at mouth of Pic River along N shore of Lake Superior approx 13 km SE of Marathon
Located In Community Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Address 21 Rabbit Dr
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Pic River Elementary 
PO Box 216 
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
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)