Keewaywin First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
 
Band Office is located at 202 Band Office Rd
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students 
  • Administers Keewaywin First Nation 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 obtain a high school diploma in their home community 
  • Provides teacher instruction and tutoring assistance
 
Wahsa Distance Education 
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through Wahsa Distance Education by providing classroom instruction from Sioux Lookout via Wawatay Radio and other information technologies to students from Grades 9-12 
  • Courses are all under the Ontario Secondary School (OSS) curriculum
 
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 (NNEC) 
  • 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 Keewaywin First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
  • Members of Keewaywin 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 807-771-1210 
KiHS 807-771-1336 
Wahsa 807-771-1083
Fax 807-771-1053
Website www.keewaywin.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive David Thompson, Education Director
Alternate Executive Helen Kakegamic, Social Counsellor; Phone: 807-771-1083; Fax: 807-771-1374
Site Location Community is approx 200 km N of Red Lake on E shore of Sandy Lake
Located In Community Keewaywin First Nation
Address Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 100 
Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education (MOE) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)