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Description & Services
Public Comments Student body is approximately 25-30 students
Description (Service) Operates a private First Nations high school for students from First Nation communities within the Matawa First Nations Council 
  • Offers an alternative secondary education approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education for students from Grade 9-12 
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course and promotes a sense of pride of heritage 
  • Offers cultural activities and traditional Native teaching as part of regular programs 
  • Provides supervised extra-curricular activities
Provides assistance with: 
  • Academic counselling and support 
  • Career guidance 
  • Post-secondary services and application process 
  • Specialized course/program selections
Matawa Education & Rotary Club Bursary
Provides financial assistance in the form of a bursary to post-secondary students
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Eabametoong First Nation - Fort Hope First Nation ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation ; Webequie First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within Matawa Territory
Matawa Education & Rotary Club Bursary
Students enrolled in or graduating from a post-secondary institution
Application Applications and information available at local Band Office and Matawa Learning Centre Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-768-3300
Toll Free Phone 1-888-283-9747
Fax 807-768-3301
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Lorraine Sainnawap, Receptionist; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 28 Cumberland St N, Suite 500, 5th Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4K9
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Intersection Cumberland St N and Van Norman St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)