Mattagami First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Bus driver for high school transportation to Timmins is Rodney McKay 
First Nation Student Success Coordinator is Kim Naveau
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 Juanita Luke, Band Manager; Email: juanitaluke@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 Gogama
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 ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)