Wabauskang First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Authority

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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 required to attend schools off-reserve 
  • Elementary students attend Ear Falls Public school in the Keewatin Patricia District School Board 
  • Provides bus services to off-reserve schools 
  • Provides elementary and secondary school tuition costs to on-reserve First Nation members 
  • Receives support and assistance from Bimose Tribal Council, Education Authority in developing and delivering the education program and system in the community
Secondary Education 
  • Provides academic and social guidance/counselling to students attending high school outside the community 
  • Students attend high schools in Sioux Lookout and Kenora 
  • Assists students with course registration 
  • Coordinates boarding and/or transportation arrangements 
  • Acts as a liaison between students, schools, school boards and parents
Alternative Education  
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through the Seven Generations Education Institute
Post Secondary Student Program  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities  
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students who meet established criteria
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Wabauskang First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Wabauskang First Nation
Alternative Education 
  • On-reserve individuals 14 years of age and over
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
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:  
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package  
  • 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
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-529-3174
Fax 807-529-3007
E-Mail wabauskangfn@hotmail.com
Primary Contact Douglas Riffel, Chief and Education Coordinator; Phone: (Cell) 807-407-7193; Email: wabauskangchief@hotmail.com
Site Location Community is approx 70 km N of Vermilion Bay off Hwy 105 and 30 km S of Ear Falls along E shores of Wabauskang Lake
Located In Community Wabauskang First Nation
Address Band Office
131 Main St, Wabauskang 21
Perrault Falls, ON P0V 2K0
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Mailing Address c/o Education Authority 
PO Box 339 
Ear Falls, ON P0V 1T0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)