Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek

Site: Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek School

Service: Elementary School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty 
Officially opened newly built school in 2007; consists of 4 classrooms
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 Ojibway language as subject course  
  • Offers a school gymnasium, computer lab, and a library  
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings
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 Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
  • Members of Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation)  
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Special Education 
  • Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties
  • Registration required at least 2 weeks prior to new school year  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card (or other satisfactory proof of age) and immunization records 
  • Must provide emergency contact name and phone number
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-885-3265
Fax 807-885-3266
Primary Contact Liz Epp, Principal; Email:
Alternate Contact Kalinda Hardy, Education Director; Phone: 807-885-3401 ext 225; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 160 km NE of Thunder Bay, adjacent to town of MacDiarmid off Hwy 11 and along SE shores of Lake Nipigon
Located In Community Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Address 121 MacDonald Ave, Rocky Bay Reserve
MacDiarmid, ON P0T 2B0
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Intersection MacDonald Ave and Mcdiarmid Rd
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)