Construction begins on new Kingfisher Lake First Nation school, community hopes to have it ready next year – CBC

Construction begins on new Kingfisher Lake First Nation school, community hopes to have it ready next year – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2022101 Views

‘It’s so important to be able to control our own programming,’ says Chief Lott Sainnawap

Jun 24, 2022

Youth in Kingfisher Lake First Nation will soon be doing their learning in a brand-new school.

The community, located about 350 kilometres north of Sioux Lookout, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, marking the start of construction for the new school building.

It’s something that’s been needed for a long time, said Chief Lott Sainnawap.

“The current school, it was built in 1971, with a few additions,” he said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/kingfisher-lake-school-groundbreaking-1.6498626

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