Seven Generations Education Institute

Site: Kenora - Manidoo Baawaatig Campus

Service: Education Institute

Description & Services
Public Comments Staff at the Manidoo Baawaatig Campus also include: 
  • Mark Gaudet, Post Secondary Coordinator 
  • Guy Letourneau, Post Secondary Coordinator 
  • Nadine Swartout, Student Services Coordinator
Description (Service) Works to meet the educational needs of First Nations people by providing community-based and student-centred learning opportunities
 
Provides the following programs:
 
Secondary Support Program (SSP) 
  • Focuses on improving the success rate of First Nation high school students in the education system 
  • Offers guidance and direction to students, parents/guardians and elders 
  • Coordinates student and parent school visits and orientations 
  • Assists with course selections and career choices 
  • Provides advocacy and works to raise awareness of bias, racism and gang violence through participation on school council committees, Native Awareness projects, First Nations liaison committees, Ontario Teacher Federation and other community groups
 
Post Secondary Education 
  • Provides accredited programming at the post-secondary level 
  • Incorporates Anishinaabe teachings into daily programs 
  • Partners with colleges and universities for delivery of targeted programs on a part-time or full-time basis; colleges include Canadore, Sault and Cambrian, universities include Lakehead, Laurentian and Queen's
 
Manidoo Baawaatig Event Centre 
  • Offers conference facilities for small and large groups up to 300 people 
  • Includes Smart Boards, a projector screen, LCD projectors, flip charts and a full-time chef for catering needs
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Treaty #3
Eligibility Focus is for members of the First Nations communities in the Treaty #3 area but services are available to everyone
Application To book conference facilities call the Facility Coordinator to make arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service - Long distance faxes ; None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-3096
Fax 807-468-7358
Website www.7generations.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Amanda Gray, Office Assistant; Email: amandag@7generations.org
Primary Executive Mark Duggan, Facility Coordinator; Email: markd@7generations.org
Alternate Executive Wayne Zimmer, Director of Post Secondary Education, Apprenticeship and Training; Email: waynez@7generations.org
Site Location Campus is on Veterans Dr just N of Kenora Round-About
Located In Community Kenora
Address 240 Veterans Dr
Kenora, ON P9N 3Y5
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 1640 
Kenora, ON P9N 3Y5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)