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Lac Seul First Nation
Education Authority

Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students
  • Administers Obishikokaang Elementary School in Frenchman's Head
  • Administers Waninitawingaang Memorial School in Kejick Bay
  • Administers Morris Thomas Memorial Christian School in Whitefish Bay
  • Provides daily bus transportation for students to attend high school out of community, at either Pelican Falls First Nations High School or Queen Elizabeth High School in Sioux Lookout; one-way trip takes about 45 minutes
  • Provides an Education Centre facility for educational training sessions, tutoring for high school students and a place for students to socialize

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 (NNEC)
Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #3Northern Nishnawbe Education Council (NNEC) contact: ph: 807-582-3245, fax: 807-582-3865Wahsa Distance Education contacts:
  • Whitefish Bay, Distance Education Coordinator (DEC): Tina Thomas, ph: 807-582-3971, fax: 807-582-3369
  • Kejick Bay, DEC: Brenda Quedent, ph: 807-582-3225, fax: 807-582-3214
  • Frenchman's Head, DEC: Doreen Kejick, ph: 807-582-3278, fax: 807-582-3289
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Members of Lac Seul First Nation
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Distance Education and Keewaytinook Internet High School 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

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
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
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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