Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Offers supervision and homework assistance for students to complete homework 
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary school students to Big Grassy First Nation School and McCrossen Tovell School in Bergland 
  • Provides bus transportation for secondary school students to Rainy River High School
 
Alternative Education 
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through the Seven Generations Education Institute by providing class instruction at the secondary, post-secondary and vocational levels
 
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Provides support throughout the school year to post secondary students both on and off the reserve 
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Hours Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 100 year(s) 
 
  • Members of Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing First Nation 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve  
  • Any individual living on reserve and pursuing further education
 
Alternative Education 
  • On-reserve individuals 14 years of age and over
 
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Application Tutoring and homework assistance available upon request
 
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Applications for assistance available on website or at office  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is June 1st; January start date is Oct 15th
 
For financial assistance applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Naongashiing First Nation 
  • 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 - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-488-5602
Toll Free Phone 1-888-238-0102
Fax 807-488-5942
E-Mail education@naongashiing.ca
Website www.bigisland.ca
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Primary Contact Dolores Cobiness, Reception and Administrative Assistant; Email: reception@naongashiing.ca
Primary Executive Daniel Big George, Education Director; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 226
Alternate Executive Jim Windego, Band Manager; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 230; Email: fnmanager@naongashiing.ca
Site Location Community is along SE shores of Lake of the Woods, 70 km N of town of Rainy River on Hwy 621
Located In Community Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Address Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 335 
RR 1 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)