Rapid Lake, Quebec is a First Nation reserve on the western shore of Cabonga Reservoir in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada. It belongs to the Algonquins of Barrière Lake of the Algonquin Nation.
There is one school on the reserve, Rapid Lake School (Kitiganik), with classes for pre-kindergarten to Secondary grade 3. Since 1995, the school is under the jurisdiction of the Band Council, that can tailor the school's curriculum to local cultural realities in accordance with provincial standards. In addition to recognized provincial programs, the school also teaches the Algonquin language.
"They're such beautiful children who want & love to come to school... In August they were waiting for us around the school so they could start."
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