Wunnumin Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Authority

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Wahsa Distance Education: Coordinator Evelyn Gliddy, ph: 807-442-2509, fax: 807-442-1039
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Receives support and assistance from Shibogama Education Authority in developing and delivering the education program and system in the community 
  • Administers Lydia Lois Beardy Memorial School, an elementary/junior high school from JK to Grade 10
 
Secondary Education 
  • Provides assistance through Northern Nishnawbe Education Centre (NNEC) with high school arrangements outside the community 
  • Coordinates boarding services for students choosing to attend Pelican Falls First Nation High School in Sioux Lookout or Dennis Franklin Cromarty School in Thunder Bay
 
Wahsa 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-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
  • Members of Wunnumin Lake First Nation 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
 
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 807-442-2559
Fax 807-442-2627
Website www.wunnumin.ca
Primary Executive Samuel Mamakwa, Education Director; Phone: 807-442-2559 ext 2454; Email: samm@wunnumin.ca
Alternate Executive Sally Angees, Clerk; Email: sallya@wunnumin.ca
Site Location Community is approx 360 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on W shores of Wunnumin Lake and 40 km E of Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Located In Community Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Address Wunnumin Lake First Nation, ON P0V 2Z0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Education Authority 
PO Box 105 
Wunnumin Lake, ON P0V 2Z0
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)