Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: St Joseph's Anishinabek School

Service: Education Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Description (Service)
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on-reserve and attending school off-reserve  
  • Belongs to the Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) and has representation on the RDSB First Nations Advisory Committee (FNAC) with a current 3-year education service agreement up to Aug 2018  
  • Advises and provides input to the RDSB about matters regarding education programs and services for First Nation students 
  • Provides advisory services for St Joseph’s Anishnabek School 
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary and high school students to attend off-reserve schools including Lakeview Public School and Manitoulin Secondary School in the Rainbow District School Board  
  • Provides counselling and tutoring services to community students in elementary, secondary and post-secondary programs
Post Secondary Student Support Program  
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve only as funding allows  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation
Application Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Applications for assistance available at Education Department 
  • Contact the Education Counsellor
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3014
Fax 705-283-3048
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Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 along NW shore of Manitoulin Island approx 112 km W of Little Current
Located In Community Sheshegwaning
Address 1125 Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
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Intersection Sheshegwaning Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 1 
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (11) Other Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)