Obashkaandagaang First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, junior and high school students living on reserve 
  • Students attend schools in the Keewatin Patricia District School Board and the Kenora Catholic District School Board 
  • Coordinates transportation arrangements and boarding arrangements if required 
  • Acts as a liaison between students, schools, school boards and parents 
  • Receives support and assistance from Bimose Tribal Council, Education Authority in developing and delivering the education program and system in the community
 
Secondary Education 
  • Provides academic and social guidance/counselling to students attending high school outside the community, mostly in Kenora 
  • Assists students with course registration
 
Post Secondary Student Program  
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities  
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Washagamis Bay First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Obashkaandagaang First Nation
 
Post Secondary Program  
  • Must be continuing education at a post-secondary institution 
  • Financial assistance limited by available funding
Application Post Secondary Student Support Program  
  • Applications for assistance available at office  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is June 1st; January start date is Oct 15th
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-543-2532
Fax 807-543-2964
Primary Executive Kris Chartrand, Education Director
Alternate Executive Alfred Sinclair, Chief
Site Location Reserve is approx 15 km SW of Kenora off Hwy 17E, on peninsula and mainland along N shores of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Washagamis Bay First Nation
Address McKenzie Portage Rd
Keewatin, ON P0X 1C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 625 
Keewatin, ON P0X 1C0
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)