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John C. Yesno Education Centre
Eabamet Lake, Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
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John C. Yesno Education Centre

Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9  

Student body is approx 280 students 
Participant (with 3 other Ont First Nation communities) in the One Laptop Per Child Program, a government program that supplies a personal laptop computer for every student from Grades 1-8; computers are built rugged with low power consumption and low memory requirements for remote northern communities-funded by Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, Bank of Montreal and mining company Vale

Description (Service)

Operates a private on-reserve school for elementary and junior secondary students 
Offers a full curriculum for students from JK to Grade 10  
Teaches Native language as a subject course 
Offers computer labs, construction technology and an outdoor education program 
Offers cultural education to learn traditional skills and teachings of the local area 
Offers Independent Learning Courses (ILC) for senior students 
Provides supervised extra-curricular activities 
Offers group and individual counselling to help students succeed in school

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:15 pm
Areas Served Eabamet Lake
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Eabametoong First Nation

Registration required  
Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card (or other satisfactory proof of age) and immunization records

Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-242-8421
Fax 807-242-1592
Website www.eabametoong.firstnation.ca
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Primary Executive Phil Vardy, Acting Principal
Alternate Executive Nancy Waswa, Education Director, Eabametoong Education Authority; Phone: 807-242-1305 ext 25; Fax: 807-242-1313; Email: ***@***.***
Site Location Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Eabametoong First Nation
Address John C Yesno Dr
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
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Mailing Address c/o John C Yesno Education Centre 
PO Box 297 
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)

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