Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation

Site: Education Office

Service: Education Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Offers supervision and homework assistance for students to complete homework at the Education Centre 
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary and secondary school students to Mine Centre and Fort Frances
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Provides support throughout the school year to post secondary students both on and off the reserve 
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Alternative Education 
  • Administers on-reserve adult academic upgrading through the Seven Generations Education Institute by providing class instruction 2 days per week at the secondary, post-secondary and vocational levels
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Eligibility Members of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation 
Alternative Education 
  • On-reserve individuals 18 years of age and over
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for financial assistance if attending post secondary institution
Application Post Secondary Student Support Program 
Application and related documents available online or at office 
Applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation 
  • 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 ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-481-1049
Toll Free Phone 1-800-881-4781
Fax 807-481-2511
Primary Contact Becky Kingbird, Education Coordinator
Site Location Community is 40 km east of Fort Frances on Hwy 11, along banks of Rainy Lake
Located In Community Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Address Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 68 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M5
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)