Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #5 
 
Keewaytinook Internet High School contact is Matt Brown, ph/fax: 807-776-0276, email: mattbrown@knet.ca
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students 
  • Administers Victoria Linklater Memorial School 
  • Provides financial assistance with board and related costs for students who choose to attend high school out of community
 
Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS) 
  • Uses the Internet as a mode of delivery to offer accredited secondary school courses in a classroom setting for individuals wishing to complete grades 9 and 10 in their home community 
  • Offers the following courses: art, communication technology, science, english, math, history, geography, business technology and Native language
 
Distance Education 
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through Wahsa Distance Education 
  • Provides classroom instruction from Sioux Lookout via Wawatay Radio to students from Grades 9-12
 
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 through the Northern Nishnawbe Education Council 
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served North Spirit Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
  • Members of North Spirit Lake First Nation 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
 
Distance Education and Keewaytinook Internet High School  
  • 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 807-776-0001
Fax 807-776-0003
Primary Contact Josephine Kakegamic, Secretary and Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Adrian Lawrence, Education Coordinator and Principal; Phone: 807-776-0001 ext 114
Alternate Executive Calvin Rae, Board Member
Site Location Community is approx 170 km NE of Red Lake on SW shore of North Spirit Lake
Located In Community North Spirit Lake First Nation
Address North Spirit Lake, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
General Delivery 
North Spirit Lake, ON P0V 2G0
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)