Nibinamik First Nation

Site: Nibinamik Education Centre

Service: Early Childhood Development

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Provides assistance Mon-Wed to Infant Respite Care at Daycare Program 
  • Program operates from the Nibinamik Education Centre
Description (Service)
  • Provides a program to enhance school readiness for pre-school children 
  • Offers a variety of school readiness programs such as learning shapes and numbers, building vocabulary and reading 
  • Strives to address the emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual development of children 
  • Offers programs that will culturally connect and spiritually root children in the traditional language and history of family, community and Nation 
  • Provides supervised indoor and outdoor playtime and gym activities  
  • Provides afternoon snacks
Hours Program: Thu-Fri 1 pm-3 pm 
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Nibinamik First Nation
  • Members of Nibinamik First Nation 
  • Pre-school children up to 4 years of age
Application Requires completion of registration and consent form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees Program
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-593-2120
Fax 807-593-2155
Primary Contact Leah Sofea, Program Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Annie Oskineegish, Health Director; Phone: 807-593-2211; Fax: 807-593-2253; Email:
Site Location Community is 385 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 500 km N of Thunder Bay along E shores of Nibinamik Lake on Winisk River system
Located In Community Nibinamik First Nation
Address Summer Beaver
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Mailing Address c/o Early Childhood Development, Nibinamik 
PO Box 116 
Summer Beaver, ON P0T 3B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)