Webequie First Nation

Site: Education Office

Service: Webequie First Nation Education Authority

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Student body of all grades is approximately 200 students
Description (Service)
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on-reserve 
  • Administers Simon Jacob Memorial Education Centre, an on-reserve school for students from SK to Grade 10 
  • Provides support services for secondary students to attend Grade 11-12 in communities including Thunder Bay and Sault Ste Marie
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 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Webequie First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Webequie 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
Application Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Applications for assistance available on 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 Webequie 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-353-9942
Fax 807-353-9966
Website www.webequie.ca
Primary Contact Ennis Jacob, Education Director
Alternate Contact Audrey Jacob, Executive Assistant
Site Location Community is 250 km NE of Pickle Lake, 540 km N of Thunder Bay, on northern peninsula of Eastwood Island in Winisk Lake
Located In Community Webequie First Nation
Address Education Office
Webequie, ON P0T 3A0
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Mailing Address c/o Education Authority 
PO Box 102 
Webequie, ON P0T 3A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1993
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)