Seven Generations Education Institute

Site: Fort Frances

Service: Post Secondary Education Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Financial assistance coordinated by: 
Seven Generations Education Institute 
409 George St 
Thunder Bay, Ont P7E 5Y9 
Phone: 807-622-1711 
Fax: 807-623-3120
Description (Service) Offers post-secondary programs and financial assistance for First Nations individuals to gain access to post-secondary education and to obtain the qualifications and skills needed to pursue individual careers
Offers programs at following three campuses: 
  • Fort Frances 
  • Manitou Rapids 
  • Wauzhushk Onigum
Also offers following student services: 
  • Audio/video conferencing 
  • Computer access time 
  • Faxing and photocopying 
  • Internet use for reference purposes 
  • Library/resource centre 
  • Student counselling services in career, academic and social issues 
  • Textbooks for courses available for purchase
Hours Main Office and Library/Resource Centre: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Treaty #3
Boundaries Rainy Lake Tribal Region including Big Grassy First Nation, Big Island First Nation (Naongashiing), Couchiching First Nation, Lac La Croix First Nation, Mitaanjigaming (Stanjikoming) First Nation, Naicatchewenin First Nation, Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation, Onigaming First Nation, Rainy River First Nation, Seine River First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Focus is for members of the 10 First Nations communities in the Rainy Lake Tribal Region but will accept anyone interested in furthering their education pursuits
  • Prior arrangements must be made for audio/conferencing equipment 
  • Call ahead to check for availability of computer access
Applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card (if applicable)  
  • Completed post-secondary application package  
  • Transcripts from high school and any previous academic institutions  
  • Detailed letter of intent with program information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, upon request
Fees Program - Fees vary depending on program applied for
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main Office: 807-274-2796 
Secondary School Office: 807-274-8569
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-6279
Fax 807-274-8761
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Primary Contact Don Eldridge, Post Secondary Coordinator, Fort Frances; Email:
Alternate Contact Brigitte Loeppky, Post Secondary Coordinator, Kenora; Phone: 807-468-3096; 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 School Rd
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 Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)