Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Peetabeck Academy

Service: Mundo Peetabeck Education Authority

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Post-secondary counsellor is Jackie Kataquapit
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Administers education programs and schools through the Mundo Peetabeck Education Authority  
  • Operates Peetabeck Academy, an on-reserve school for students from JK to Grade 12
 
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 support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility Members of Fort Albany First Nation 
 
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution 
  • The program of study must be recognized as a post-secondary program by accredited academic institution recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Application Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Applications for assistance available at office  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is May 15th; January start date is Oct 15th; spring and summer start dates is Feb 15th
 
For financial assistance applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Fort Albany 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 - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-278-3340
Fax 705-278-1031
Primary Executive Nicole Gillies, Education Director; Phone: 705-278-3390; Email: mundo_peetabeck@yahoo.ca
Alternate Executive Principal, Peetabeck Academy
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and on Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address 1 School Rd
Fort Albany First Nation, ON P0L 1H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o MPEA 
PO Box 31 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)