The Neil Dennis Kematch Memorial School is located on the Sapotaweyak Cree Nation in Pelican Rapids, Manitoba Canada.
Sapotaweyak Cree Nation has an on-reserve population of approximately 800 people, with many additional Band members living throughout Canada. In addition to the new school, the community has several organizations in operation including the SCN Band Office, SCN Health Centre, Northern Convenience Store & Gas Bar, Bertha Gott Daycare Centre, SCN Arena Complex, SCN Community Centre, SCN Loonie Bin, and the 96.9 FM Radio Station broadcasting both NCI-FM and daily local programming.
Other towns and communities are never far away. The small community of Mafeking is only 40km away with Convenience Store and Gas Bar services. Larger towns of Swan River (4,000 population) and The Pas (6,000 population) are also in driving distances of 100km and 150km respectively.