Back to school for students in northern First Nations means leaving family

For hundreds of students in Ontario’s far north, getting to school means more than just jumping on the school bus

Willow Fiddler
APTN National News
Yes it’s that time of year again.

Summer is over and it’s back to school time.

For hundreds of students in Ontario’s far north, getting to school means more than just jumping on the school bus, it means jumping on a plan and leaving their families.

In the coming months, Willow Fiddler will be looking at what this is like for three students attending Dennis Franklin Cromarty School in Thunder Bay.