Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
 
Post-Secondary Education Counsellor is Desyrae White, ph 807-484-2510
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Offers supervision and homework assistance for students to complete homework 
  • Administers Mikinaak Onigaming Elementary School for elementary students and Mikinaak Onigaming High School for secondary students
 
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Provides support throughout the school year to post secondary students both on and off the reserve 
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
 
Alternative Education 
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through the Seven Generations Education Institute by providing class instruction at the secondary, post-secondary and vocational levels
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Onigaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation 
Alternative Education  
  • On-reserve individuals 14 years of age and over
 
Post Secondary Student Support 
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Application Post Secondary Student Support 
  • Applications for assistance available at office  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is June 1st; January start date is Oct 15th
 
For financial assistance applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Ojibways of Onigaming 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 - Ojibwe, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-484-2162
Fax 807-484-2737
E-Mail angie.copenace@onigaming.ca
Website www.onigaming.ca/home
Primary Executive Director of Education
Alternate Executive Katherine Kishiqueb, Chief
Site Location Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls
Located In Community Onigaming First Nation
Address Band Office
703 Ketemiikana Dr
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
 
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Intersection Ketemiikana Dr and Hwy 71
Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 160 
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)