Deer Lake First Nation is located approximately 180 kilometres north of Red Lake, Ontario. The reserve is located east of Deer Lake and covers 1654 hectares. It has an on-reserve population of approximately 840, and a total membership of approximately 1,000. The native language spoken in Deer Lake is Oji-Cree.
Deer Lake is accessible year-round by air, and by ice road during the coldest months of the winter.
Mentor Teacher: Dorrie Meekis
Education Director: Oscar Meekis
KiHS Steering Committee Member: Albert Mamakeesic
Deer Lake, ON
IP Phone: 1-800-387-3740, Ext 1389