Chiefs Endorse Plan to Establish First Nations School Board System

April 19, 2018: At the recent Annual General Meeting for Kwayaciiwin Education Resource Centre, First Nation leaders supported a plan to establish a Regional First Nation School Board for communities in the Sioux Lookout area.

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KERC hosts AGM

Kwayaciiwin Education Resource Centre was pleased to host our Annual General Meeting on March 27&28, 2018 in Thunder Bay with various Chiefs and proxies from our member communities.

Read more to view a copy of our Annual Report and Resolutions from the meeting.

Job Opportunities Available

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Kwayaciiwin Education Resource Centre in Sioux Lookout, Ontario is seeking 5 positions to work with 8 communities in the region as part of the First Nation Student Success Program.

Visit the Employment Opportunities section for more info!

Watch the KERC Annual General Meeting

The Live Stream has ended. It is now archived on our YouTube site at:

Day One:
Day Two:

A live stream of the Kwayaciiwin AGM starts March 27 at 8:30 a.m. ET. and March 28 at 9 a.m. ET.

View the agenda here: 2018 AGM Agenda

KERC AGM set for end of March

The Kwayaciiwin annual general meeting is taking place March 27 and 28 in Thunder Bay, Ontario at the Airlane Hotel and Conference Centre. There will also be a Board of Directors and Education Directors Meeting on March 26.

Agenda’s for both meetings are available here:

Kekeenamawkayo is fast approaching. Check out the schedule online.

This year’s conference theme is Resurgence: Empowering Indigenous Values in Modern Education. Instead of the traditional keynote presentations, we will be holding two interactive community based plenary sessions. See the schedule for details. We also have many new presenters as well as a few favorites from past years.

View the schedule:

For more information please call (807) 737-0019 or email

Registration open for Kekeenamawkayo Education Conference

This year’s event promises to be innovative and exciting. Registration is available online at:

For more information, view the memo.

Kwayaciiwin hires new Executive Director


Jeannie Beardy has been hired as the new Executive Director.
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