Mishkeegogamang First Nation

Site: Missabay Community School

Service: Education Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (not part of a Tribal Council) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students 
  • Administers Missabay Community School 
  • Administers Mile 50 School, a branch of the Missabay School
Secondary Student Services 
  • Provides financial assistance with board and related costs for students who choose to attend high school out of community 
  • Uses the Internet (K-net) as a mode of delivery to offer accredited secondary school courses in a classroom setting for individuals wishing to obtain a high school diploma in their home community 
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through Northern Nishnawbe Education Council (NNEC) by providing classroom instruction from Wahsa Distance Education Centre from Sioux Lookout via Wawatay Radio to students from Grades 9-12
Post Secondary Education  
  • 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 
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
  • Members of Mishkeegogamang First Nation 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Distance Education  
  • 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
Application 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, applicants are 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
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-928-2284 
Education Counsellor 807-928-2242 
Wahsa 807-928-2740
Fax 807-928-2494
Website www.mishkeegogamang.ca
Primary Contact Samara Skunk, School Receptionist
Alternate Contact Ida Muckuck, Education Director; Email: idamuckuck@gmail.com
Site Location Community is along Hwy 599, approx 20 km S of Pickle Lake on shores of Lake St Joseph
Located In Community Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Address 299 Sandy Rd
Mishkeegogamang First Nation, ON P0V 2H0
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Mailing Address c/o Education Services 
General Delivery 
Mishkeegogamang, ON P0V 2H0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)