Wabaseemoong Independent Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
Student body is approx 297 students
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on-reserve  
  • Administers Mizha Kiiwetung Memorial School for students from K-Grade 12 
  • Provides bus services for children and youth attending community school
Post Secondary Student Support Program  
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students attending college/university off-reserve  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Alternative Education  
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through the Seven Generations Education Institute  
  • Provides class instruction at the secondary, post-secondary and vocational levels
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitedog First Nation
  • Members of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) Independent Nations 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve  
  • Any individual living on reserve and pursuing further education
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution 
  • Financial assistance limited by available funding and number of applicants
Alternative Education
On-reserve individuals 14 years of age and over
Application Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Applications for assistance available at office 
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is May 31st
Application Package consists of: 
  • Post Secondary Assistance Application 
  • Declaration Information 
  • Release of Information 
  • Direct Deposit Consent
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-927-2000
Fax 807-927-2262
Website www.mizhakiiwetungschool.com
Primary Contact Alicia McDonald, Secretary; Phone: 807-927-2000 ext 259
Alternate Contact Julia Mandamin, Education Director; Phone: 807-927-2000 ext 258; Email: education_director@hotmail.com
Site Location Community is along English River system, 98 km NW of Kenora, 13 km E of Man/Ont border, accessible by Hwys 596 & 525
Located In Community Whitedog First Nation
Address Band Office Rd
Whitedog, ON P0X 1P0
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department, Wabaseemoong Independent Nations 
General Delivery, Whitedog Post Office 
Whitedog, ON P0X 1P0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)