Mattagami First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Bus driver for high school transportation to Timmins is Rodney McKay 
  • First Nation Student Success Coordinator is Dereck McKay, ph 705-894-2003, email dereck.mckay@mattagami.com
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Administers Mary Jane Naveau Memorial School for elementary students 
  • Provides bus transportation for secondary school students to attend high school in Timmins, one hour away 
  • Participates in the First Nation Student Success Program (FNSSP) with a focus on improving literacy, numeracy and student retention
 
Secondary Education 
  • Provides assistance, guidance and referrals to helps with academic issues 
  • Maintains lists of students, addresses and schools attended 
  • Coordinates bussing schedules  
  • Provides information on community involvement hours to students about groups looking for volunteer assistance
 
Post Secondary Education  
  • 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-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Mattagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mattagami 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 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 Mattagami 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, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-894-2072
Toll Free Phone 1-888-269-7729
Fax 705-894-2887
E-Mail info@mattagami.com
Website www.mattagami.com
Primary Executive Cathy Naveau, Education Director
Alternate Executive Meghan Moore, Principal, Mary Jane Naveau Memorial School; Phone: 705-894-2003; Fax: 705-894-2386; Email: meghan.moore@mattagami.com
Site Location Community is 5 km off Hwy 144 approx 20 km NE of Gogama, 70 km S of Timmins
Located In Community Mattagami First Nation
Address 75 Helen St
Gogama, ON P0M 1W0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 99 
Gogama, ON P0M 1W0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)