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Description & Services
Public Comments Seven Generations Secondary School 
1459 Idylwild Dr, Fort Frances, Ont P9A 3M6 
Phone: 807-274-8569; Fax: 807-274-1992
Description (Agency) Works to meet the educational needs of First Nations people by providing community-based and student-centred learning opportunities
Agency Services
Description (Service) Works to meet the educational needs of First Nations people by providing community-based and student-centred learning opportunities
Provides the following programs:
Elementary and Secondary Support Program (ESSP) 
  • Focuses on improving the success rate of First Nation students in the education system 
  • Offers guidance and direction to children, parents/guardians and elders 
  • Coordinates student and parent school visits and orientations 
  • Assists with course selections and career choices 
  • Provides advocacy and works to raise awareness of bias, racism and gang violence through participation on school council committees, Native Awareness projects, First Nations liaison committees, Ontario Teacher Federation and other community groups
Secondary and Vocational Education 
  • Operates a Seven Generations Secondary School based on independent studies for individuals to earn a high school diploma 
  • Offers Ontario credited courses from grades 9 to12 with Technology and Physical Education courses 
  • Provides day and evening classes 
  • Offers satellite locations in various First Nation communities
Ojibwemowin Waawiye Language Program 
  • Provides teaching tools for learning the Ojibwe language
Also offers: 
  • Post Secondary Student Support Services office in Thunder Bay 
  • Post Secondary Programs in Kenora and Fort Frances 
  • Apprenticeship Programs office in Kenora
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District ; Treaty #3
Eligibility Focus is for members of the First Nations communities in the Treaty #3 area but services are available to everyone
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service - Long distance faxes ; None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-2796
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-6279
Fax 807-274-8761
Social Media Facebook Facebook, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Erika Jourdain, Receptionist; Email:
Alternate Contact Alice Foster, Administrative Assistant; Email:
Primary Executive Brent Tookenay, Chief Executive Officer; Email:
Alternate Executive Julie McEvoy, Director of Administration; Email:
Site Location Nanicost Complex
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 1455 Idylwild Dr
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M6
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Intersection Idylwild Dr and Hwy 11 via School Road
Mailing Address PO Box 297 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M6
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Elevator in building to other floors
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)