Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

Site: KEA Building

Service: Kitchenuhmaykoosib Education Authority

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Independent (No affiliation) 
Treaty #9 
  • Assistant Education Director: Jenny Pert-Wesley 
  • Wahsa Distance Education, Learning Centre: Ph: 807-537-2807, Fax: 807-537-2337 
  • Educational Assistant and Counsellor: Ida Sakakeep
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students 
  • Administers and resources Aglace Chapman Education Centre (ACEC) 
  • Provides financial assistance with board and related costs for students who choose to attend high school out of community 
  • Participates in Frontier College/Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camp which is offered for 6-8 weeks during the summer
Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS) 
  • Uses the Internet as a mode of delivery to offer accredited secondary school courses 
  • Teaches in a classroom setting for individuals wishing to obtain a high school diploma in their home community
Distance Education 
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through Wahsa Distance Education 
  • Provides classroom instruction from Sioux Lookout via Wawatay Radio to students from Grades 9-12
Post Secondary Program (PSP) 
  • 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 (NNEC) 
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
  • Members of Kitchenumaykoosib Inninuwug 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Distance Education and Keewaytinook Internet High School 
  • 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 applicant 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-537-2553
Fax 807-537-2316
Primary Contact Ruby Moskotaywenene, KEA Secretary
Alternate Contact Joseph Mckay, KEA Education Director
Site Location Community is approx 580 km N of Thunder Bay, along N shore of Big Trout Lake
Located In Community Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation
Address Nuhmaykoos Rd
Big Trout Lake, ON P0V 1G0
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Mailing Address c/o Kitchenuhmaykoosib Education Authority 
PO Box 78 
KEA Administration Building 
Big Trout Lake, ON P0V 1G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education (MOE) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)