Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation

Site: Lac des Milles Lacs Education Centre

Service: First Nation Education Centre

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides an urban First Nation all-inclusive education centre with a strong focus on land-based, outdoor, experiential learning
Administers the following facilities:  
  • IR Churchill Elementary School 
  • Seventh Fire Secondary School 
  • Little Turtles Daycare and Learning Centre
Also offers the following programs and services: 
  • Adult Education 
  • Cultural and traditional teaching and activities 
  • Healing and wellness activities 
  • Native Language (beginner Ojibwe language classes) 
  • Traditional Early Years Program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation ; Thunder Bay ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Focus is for members of Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation and Indigenous families but non-Indigenous students welcome as well
Application Registration required for programs/services; contact Education Centre
Languages English ; Cree ; Ojibway ; Oji-Cree
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-699-0233
Fax 807-475-4882
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Dawn May, Educational Assistant; Phone: 807-699-0233 ext 801; Email:
Alternate Contact Andy Graham, Education Director; Phone: 807-699-0233 ext 809; Email:
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 2040 Walsh St E
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 4W2
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Intersection Walsh St E and Tarbutt St S
Mailing Address 1100 Memorial Ave, Suite 328 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4A3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2019
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)