Serpent River First Nation

Site: Education Building

Service: Education Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students  
  • Supports students attending area schools including Sagamok Anishnawbek Beedaaban School, Blind River, Cutler, Spanish and Espanola  
  • Coordinates bus transportation arrangements
Secondary Education  
  • Provides tuition sponsorship, student activity fees and one-time lock fee for students attending high school outside of community 
  • Provides academic assistance to high school students which may include counselling, homework club, providing references, and/or classroom management
Post Secondary Program (PSP)  
  • Determines funding eligibility and provides financial assistance to post-secondary students  
  • Provides advocacy and liaison services, counselling and other support services throughout the school year  
  • Provides assistance with admissions criteria and applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities  
  • Recommends education policy amendments as necessary to meet student needs
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Cutler ; Serpent River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Serpent River First Nation 
Post Secondary Program  
  • Members of Serpent River First Nation both on/off-reserve  
  • Must be continuing education at a post-secondary institution  
  • Financial assistance limited by available funding
Application Post Secondary Program  
  • Applications for assistance available at office or on website  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for all start dates is Apr 30th  
  • All continuing students must reapply each year and provide transcripts from the previous year
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-844-2009
Fax 705-844-2736
Primary Contact Diane Meawasige, Education Administrative Clerk; Phone: 705-844-2009 ext 322; Email:
Alternate Contact Karel Grant, Education Administrator; Phone: 705-844-2009 ext 323; Email:
Site Location Community is on N shore of Georgian Bay on Lake Huron, along Hwy 17 approx 160 km E of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Cutler
Address 189 Village Rd
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
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Intersection Village Rd and Sleepy Hollow Rd
Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 41 
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)