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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, junior and high school students living on reserve 
  • Provides assistance and the use of computers, copier and fax machine for updating resumes and related school needs 
  • Receives support and assistance from Bimose Tribal Council, Education Authority in developing and delivering the education program and system in the community  
  • Administers the Ojibway Heritage School
Secondary Education 
  • Provides academic and social guidance/counselling to students attending high school outside the community 
  • Students attend high schools in the Keewatin Patricia District, Kenora Catholic District and Sioux Lookout 
  • Assists students with course registration 
  • Coordinates boarding and/or transportation arrangements 
  • Acts as a liaison between students, schools, school boards and parents
Post Secondary Student Program  
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities  
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
Post Secondary Program  
  • Must be continuing education at a post-secondary institution 
  • Financial assistance limited by available funding
Application Post Secondary Student Support Program  
  • Applications for assistance available at office  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is June 1st; January start date is Oct 15th
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-733-2455
Fax 807-733-3900
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Gwen Redsky, Education Director and Principal, Ojibway Heritage School; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 67 km SW of Kenora, 200 km E of Winnipeg and straddles border between Ontario and Manitoba
Located In Community Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
Address Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, ON P0X 1E0
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Mailing Address c/o Education Authority 
PO Box 7 
Shoal Lake 40 
Kejick, ON P0X 1E0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)