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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Shibogama First Nations Council is a member of the Political Territorial Organization of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
  • All member communities belong to Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides support and assistance in developing and delivering education systems and programs for the member communities 
  • Provides educational support services to principals, Education Directors, teachers and support staff 
  • Strives to improve and enhance teaching and learning opportunities 
  • Oversees initial teacher rectuitments (accepts and reviews cover letter, resume, copy of Certificate of Qualification, supporting documents and references) 
  • Promotes and supports the bilingual/bicultural "Languages Together" program which endorses and teaches Anishininiimowin (Oji-Cree) as the primary language and English as a Second Language (ESL); program developed by each member community and through guidelines from the Ontario Ministry of Education (Ontario Curriculum)
Also provides:
Shibogama Education Support Services (SESS)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kasabonika Lake First Nation ; Kingfisher Lake First Nation ; Wapekeka First Nation ; Wawakapewin First Nation ; Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Shibogama First Nations Council territory
Application Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-2662
Toll Free Phone 1-866-877-6057
Fax 807-737-1583
Primary Contact Matthew Angees, Education Liaison Officer; Phone: 807-737-2662 ext 2280 * (Cell) 807-738-2265; Email:
Alternate Contact Irene Shakakeesic, Support Services Worker; Phone: 807-737-2662 ext 2223; Email:
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 81 King St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A5
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Intersection King St and 6th Ave
Mailing Address c/o Shibogama Education 
PO Box 449 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A5
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)