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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • IFNA is a member of the Political Territorial Organization of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
  • IFNA member First Nation communities represent Treaty #3, Treaty #5, Treaty #9 and the Robinson-Superior Treaty in Northern Ontario
Description (Service) Provides advisory services to member First Nations on educational matters and issues 
  • Offers services to Chiefs and Councils, Education Authorities, Education Directors and school staff members 
  • Conducts community and school visits 
  • Provides training to Education Directors and board members 
  • Provides representation for member communities at meetings and reports back to community education administration 
  • Assists and advises in educational planning, annual budgets, goal setting, proposal development, technical writing and policy development 
  • Coordinates on-going training and workshops 
  • Facilitates evaluations for school programs, and education board and staff members
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation - Big Trout Lake ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Muskrat Dam First Nation ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Whitesand First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)
Application Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1902
Toll Free Phone 1-888-253-4362
Fax 807-737-3501
Primary Contact Scott Urquhart, Education Manager and Advisor; Phone: (Cell) 807-938-5550; Email:
Alternate Contact Meaghan Masakeyash, Education Counsellor; Phone: 807-737-1902 ext 103; Email:
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 98 King St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1K6
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Intersection King St and Seventh Ave
Mailing Address c/o Education Advisory 
PO Box 5010 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1K6
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)