Naicatchewenin First Nation

Site: Band 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) Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Provides bus transportation between the community and elementary and secondary schools in Fort Frances and surrounding area 
  • Offers tutoring assistance in the evening  
  • Provides a quiet place and use of computers for completing homework; assistance with homework available 
  • Liaises with school staff and parents to enhance student success  
  • Provides special needs children with teacher's aides to assist the student while attending school
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Provides financial assistance to students in post-secondary studies as funding allows 
  • 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/universities
Alternative Education 
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through the Seven Generations Education Institute 
  • Provides class instruction once per week at the secondary, post-secondary and vocational levels
Hours Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-2:30 pm
Areas Served Naicatchewenin First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 100 year(s) 
Members of Naicatchewenin First Nation 
  • 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
Alternative Education  
  • On-reserve individuals 14 years of age and over
Application Tutoring and homework assistance available upon request
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Applications for assistance available on website or 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 issued by Seine River 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 Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-486-3407
Fax 807-486-3704
Primary Contact Raechel Snowball, Education Counsellor; Phone: 807-486-3407 ext 241; Email:
Alternate Contact Sandra Smith, Teacher's Aide and Ojibwe Language Teacher; Email:
Site Location Community is W of Fort Frances along Hwy 11 and 50 km N of Devlin on Hwy 613
Located In Community Naicatchewenin First Nation
Address RR 1
Devlin, ON P0W 1C0
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 15 
RR 1 
Devlin, ON P0W 1C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)