Kashechewan First Nation

Site: Hishkoonikun Education Authority

Service: Education Authority

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Post-secondary Student Support contact is Daisy Wesley (daisywesley@knet.ca) or Cheyanne Wesley (cheyannemwesley@hotmail.com) at 705-275-1029 Ext 458
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Administers St Andrew's Elementary School, an on-reserve school for students from JK to Grade 7 
  • Administers Francine J Wesley Secondary School, a full-curriculum on-reserve high school for students from Grade 8-12
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities 
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kashechewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kashechewan First Nation 
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution 
  • Based upon availability of funds received from Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
Application Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Applications for assistance available at office  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is May 1st; January start date is Oct 1st; spring and summer start dates is Mar 1st
For financial assistance applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Kashechewan 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
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary: 705-275-4538 
Toll Free Phone 1-800-433-4863
Fax 705-275-4515
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Jean Williams, Receptionist and Executive Secretary; Email: shannon.robidas@fjwsschool.com
Alternate Contact James Wesley, Director of Education
Site Location Community is on N shore of Albany River, 10 km inland from James Bay, 460 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Kashechewan First Nation
Address 430 Riverside Rd
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
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Mailing Address PO Box 210 
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)