Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation

Site: Lac des Milles Lacs Education Centre

Service: Traditional Early Years Program

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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) Offers a land-based community program for young children and their families 
  • Hosts various traditional Anishinaabe indoor and outdoor activities, often over the course of a weekend 
  • Weekend events include all materials, food, transportation and accommodations 
  • Offers traditional activities under the guidance of experienced cultural teachers 
  • Promotes the health and well-being of families
Also provides: 
  • Drop-in days at the Education Centre, Room 6, for children and their family members to gather for socialization and light snacks/refreshments 
  • Participation in community events such as the Pow Wow and Health Fairs
Hours Hours vary 
Most events take place over a 3-day weekend 
Drop-in days posted on website
Areas Served Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation ; Thunder Bay ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Members of Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation who are 6 years of age and younger and their families
  • Weekend events require registration with limited space 
  • Education Centre drop-in days do not require prior registration
Languages English ; Cree ; Ojibway ; Oji-Cree
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-699-0233
Fax 807-475-4882
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Dawn Aho, Traditional Early Years Programmer; Phone: 807-699-0233 ext 807; 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 c/o Traditional Early Years Program 
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 Oct 2018
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education