Michipicoten First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education and Training

Description & Services
Public Comments Not affiliated with a Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Provides bussing services to elementary and high school students to attend St Joseph's School and Michipicoten High School in Wawa
 
Adult Education 
  • Provides a bursary to adult community members who are continuing with alternative education to receive Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
 
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities 
  • Provides financial sponsorship support to post secondary students
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-1:30 pm
Areas Served Michipicoten First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Michipicoten First Nation
 
Post Secondary Education
 
All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Application Post Secondary Education 
  • Applications for assistance available on website or at office  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is Jun 15th; winter start date is Oct 15th; spring and summer start dates is Apr 15th
 
For financial assistance applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Michipicoten First Nation  
  • Letter of acceptance from post-secondary institution  
  • Transcripts from high school and any previous academic institutions  
  • Detailed letter of intent with program information  
  • Copy of voided cheque or bank information  
  • Signed student contract
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-856-1993
Toll Free Phone 1-888-303-7723
Fax 705-856-1642
E-Mail lpeterson@michipicoten.com
Website www.michipicoten.com
Primary Executive Linda Peterson, Education and Training Counsellor; Phone: 705-856-1993 ext 218; Email: lpeterson@michipicoten.com
Alternate Executive Joseph Buckell, Chief; Phone: 705-856-1993 ext 215; Email: jbuckell@michipicoten.com
Site Location Reserve is on N shore of Michipicoten Bay in Lake Superior, 24 km SW of Wawa
Located In Community Michipicoten First Nation
Address 107 Hiawatha Dr
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
 
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Intersection Hiawatha Dr and White Sands Dr
Mailing Address c/o Education 
PO Box 1 
Site 8, RR 1 
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)