Anishinabek Educational Institute

Post-Secondary Education

  • Operates as an Aboriginal-owned and controlled post-secondary institution which provides post secondary programs/services and training programs to meet the educational and cultural needs of Anishinabek members
  • Enhances, organizes and coordinates the delivery of post secondary educational programs that support Anishinabek culture
  • Establishes protocols and partnerships with existing post secondary institutions and Anishinabek communities
  • Partners with accredited Ontario Colleges for delivery of targeted programs on a full-time basis
Programs include the following delivery options:
  • Community-based (either on-campus or combination delivery)
  • Combination delivery (two week in-class sessions twice per semester alternating with a five-six week return to the community while still maintaining a full-time program workload)
  • On-campus (requires students to participate in-class on a full-time daily basis during each semester)
Certificate and diploma programs include:
  • Binoojiingyag Kinoomaadwin: Early Childhood Education
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • First Nation Child Welfare Advocate
  • Native Community Worker: Traditional Healing Methods
  • Personal Support Worker
  • Practical Nursing
  • Pre-Health Sciences
Student support services can include:
  • Advice and counselling on educational issues, career choices, personal growth and life skills coaching
  • Assistance for post-secondary students to apply for bursaries, awards and other financial support
  • Cultural teachings
  • Individual student counselling
  • Intervention and advocacy services
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) assistance to determine student credits from prior learning
  • Tutoring and peer support
  • Focus is for members of Anishinabek heritage/communities but programs open to all
  • Mature students accepted (Ontario Secondary School Diploma not required)
  • No cost to apply
Application Process
Call for information
Toll Free
705-497-9135 - Toll-free fax 1-800-884-6833
Web Site
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Mailing Address
PO Box 711
c/o Anishinabek Educational Institute
North Bay, ON, P1B 8J8
Site Coordinator
Jennifer Fletcher
Program - Tuition for post-secondary programs
Documents Required
Completed registration application
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 19, 2021
1 Migizii Miikan
North Bay, ON, P1B 8J8
  • Located at Migizii Miikan in the community of Nipissing First Nation
  • Closest intersection is at Migizii Miikan and Hwy 17W
  • Head Office is located within the Union of Ontario Indians Head Office building on the Nipissing Campus approx 5 km W of North Bay

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Hours of Operation
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Nipissing District
  • Thunder Bay District