Sachigo Lake First Nation

Site: Sachigo Lake Business Centre

Service: Education Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Kewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS) phone: 807-595-1561; fax: 807-735-3392; teacher: Simon Kim 
  • Student body of Martin McKay Memorial School is approx 100 students
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Offers most education programs and services through co-operation with the Windigo Education Authority 
  • Administers the Martin McKay Memorial School
 
Distance Education 
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through Wahsa Distance Education by providing classroom instruction from Sioux Lookout via Wawatay Radio to students from Grades 9-12
 
Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS) 
  • Uses the Internet as a mode of delivery to offer accredited secondary school courses up to Grade 10 in a classroom setting
 
Post Secondary Program (PSP) 
  • Provides financial assistance and academic and social counselling 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Sachigo Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Sachigo Lake First Nation 
Distance Education 
  • On-reserve individuals wishing to obtain a high school diploma
 
Post Secondary Program 
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Application Post Secondary Program 
  • Applications for assistance available on Northern Nishnawbe Education Council website or 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 Northern Nishnawbe Education Council 
  • 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-595-2527
Fax 807-595-1119
Primary Executive James Chapman, Education Director; Email: jamesachapman@knet.ca
Alternate Executive Edna Beardy, Principal, Martin McKay Memorial School; Phone: 807-595-2526; Fax: 807-595-1305
Site Location Community is 425 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Sachigo Lake
Located In Community Sachigo Lake First Nation
Address 48 Airport Rd
Sachigo Lake, ON P0V 2P0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
General Delivery 
Sachigo Lake, ON P0V 2P0
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)