Later view of school property, showing installation of front verandas on all floors, manicured and cleared front grounds, and new boathouse at water's edge. Right photo as part of composite panorama view. See also image S4-308.
Title continues, "In this tranquil setting at Lac La Ronge in Northern Saskatchewan, the Anglican Church administers to Cree Indians who trap in that area. Reverend John Fisher is rector of the church and head of the Missionary school. Originally from England, he has spent most of his Canadian life in the northern regions of the Dominion."
Photo - Date taken from other NFB photo in this series.
Interior of furnished dormitory, all beds empty except for school girl resting in nearest bed. Title continues, "The dormitory of the Anglican Indian Missionary School at Lac La Ronge in northern Saskatchewan is a spotlessly neat place. Strict watch is kept over the health of each student by a trained nurse who daily looks after their needs and those of their families, mostly trappers in that vicinity."
Photo - Date taken from photo of Royal Family on wall.
Classroom with students at their desks and teacher standing in centre. Title continues, "Sons and daughters of Cree Indian trappers learn their "ABC's" in this classroom of the Anglican Church Missionary School in northern Saskatchewan. One of the largest of such schools in Canada, the boys and girls there are given the opportunity to study and take their places in a kind of life not otherwise possible. Many of the students have gone on to more advanced schools of learning, to become missionaries."
Martha Soonias, Christina Quininey, Harriet Ahenekew (niece of Canon Ahenekew), Ida Vendall (who attended the Coronation), Minnie Halkett, Norah Gladstone (who also attended the Coronation). High school girls attending school in Saskatoon, Sask.. - [1939?]