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Nibinamik Education Centre
Summer Beaver,, Summer Beaver,, ON P0T 3B0
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Nibinamik Education Centre

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

KiHS Teacher - Erik Tu ph: 807-593-1178 
KiHS Education Assistant - Jerusha Beaver ph: 807-593-1189 
Secondary School Counsellor - Harvey Yellowhead ph: 807-593-1188 
Boarding Home Counsellor - Ricky Yellowhead

Description (Service)

Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
Administers Nibinamik Education Centre (Summer Beaver School), an on-reserve school for students from JK to Grade 9

Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS)  

Uses the Internet as a mode of delivery to offer accredited secondary school courses from Grade 9-12 in a classroom setting 
Offers the high school courses at the Nibinamik Education Centre

Secondary School Program  

Provides financial assistance for students who choose to attend high school outside of community (usually Geraldton, Sioux Lookout or Thunder Bay) 
Provides assistance with transportation and housing arrangements

Post Secondary Student Support Program 

Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies  
Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities 
Provides financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nibinamik First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Nibinamik First Nation 
Post Secondary Student Support Program 

All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution

Application Post Secondary Student Support Program 

Applications for assistance available on website or at office  
Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is May 15th; January start date is Oct 15th; spring and summer start dates is Feb 15th

For financial assistance applicant required to provide: 

Photocopy of recent status card  
Completed post-secondary application package issued by Nibinamik First Nation 
Letter of acceptance from post-secondary institution  
Transcripts from high school and any previous academic institutions  
Detailed letter of intent with program information  
Copy of voided cheque or bank information  
Signed student contract

Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites

Nibinamik Education Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 807-593-2210
Fax 807-593-2243
E-Mail ***@***.***
Website www.nibinamik.ca
Primary Executive Mary Oskineegish, Education Director
Alternate Executive Valerie Wabasse, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-593-2161
Site Location Community is 385 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 500 km N of Thunder Bay along E shores of Nibinamik Lake on Winisk River system
Located In Community Nibinamik First Nation
Address Summer Beaver
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Mailing Address c/o Nibinamik Education Authority 
PO Box 117 
Summer Beaver, ON P0T 3B0
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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