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Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Education Department

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Description
Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve
  • Administers Pegamigaabo Public School
  • Provides bus transportation for secondary school students to Rainy River

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
  • Provides a post-secondary student support handbook as a guide to understanding the program

Distance Education
Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through Contact North by providing online instruction at the secondary, post-secondary and vocational levels
Comments
Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3
  • Education Department office is located in Pegamigabo School
  • Contact North: Education Counsellor is Lynn Indian (post.sec@biggrassy.ca)
Hours of Operation
Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pmAlternate Fri 9 am-12 noon
Eligibility
  • Members of Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Post Secondary Student Support Program
All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Distance Education
On-reserve individuals 16 years of age and over

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
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 Big Grassy 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
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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