Ginoogaming First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Authority

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Provides bussing services to elementary students attending Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School or Longlac Elementary Public School in Longlac 
  • Provides bussing services to high school students attending Geraldton Composite High School in Geraldton 
  • Offers bursaries through the Ginoogaming First Nation Timber Claim Trust to eligible students to complete courses or programs of study at recognized colleges, universities, technical institutes and the Ginoogaming First Nation Training Centre
Post-Secondary Student Support 
Offers all post-secondary student services through Matawa First Nations Management (Tribal Council) including: 
  • Counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies  
  • Assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities 
  • Financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ginoogaming First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Ginoogaming First Nation
Application Post-Secondary Student Support 
  • For post secondary assistance students apply directly to Matawa 
  • Bursaries through the Ginoogaming First Nation Timber Claim Trust are intended only to supplement other funding sources
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Band Office 807-876-2242 
Timber Claim Trust Education Program 807-876-1678
Toll Free Phone Timber Claim Trust Education Program 1-866-882-0305
Fax 807-876-2982
Primary Contact Debbie Charles, General Manager, Timber Claim Trust; Phone: (Cell) 807-854-8536
Primary Executive Maurice Waboose, Education Coordinator
Alternate Executive Martha Taylor, Education Assistant
Site Location Community is 40 km E of Geraldton on Hwy 11, on N shore of Long Lake immediately S of Longlac
Located In Community Longlac
Address 101 Poplar Cres, Ginoogaming First Nation
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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Mailing Address c/o Ginoogaming Education Authority 
PO Box 868 
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)