About Us

Contact Us

Families

Shannon KingAnishinaabemowin Curriculum Coordinator
shannonk@7generations.org | (807) 274-2796 ext 1238

Carissa Copenace – Gaa-wiiji’itood Anishinaabemowin Coordinator
carissac@7generations.org | (807) 274-1893 ext 1239

Brigitte Neganigwane – Gaa-wiiji’itood Anishinaabemowin Assistant
brigitten@7generations.org | (807) 274-1893 ext 1240

Learners

Shelly Jones Indigenous Education Projects Facilitator
shelly.jones@mail.rrdsb.com | (807) 274-9855 Ext. 5005

Jason JonesOjibwe Language Coordinator
jason.jones@mail.rrdsb.com | (807) 274-9855 Ext. 5017

Teachers

Lisa GeorgeIndigenous Guidance Counselor – FFHS
lisa.george@mail.rrdsb.com | (807) 274-7747 Ext. 234

Denise RadiganIndigenous Guidance Counselor – FFHS
denise.radigan@mail.rrdsb.com | (807) 274-7747 Ext. 235

Robroy DonaldsonExperiential Learning / OYAP Coordinator
robroy.donaldson@mail.rrdsb.com | (807) 274-9855 Ext. 5011

Brent TookenayChief Executive Officer, Seven Generations Education Institute
brentt@7generations.org | (807) 274-2796

Heather Campbell Director of Education, Rainy River District School Board
heather.campbell@mail.rrdsb.com | (807) 274-9855

Mike ParkhillFounder, SayITFirst
mikepark@sayitfirst.ca | (905) 867-8929

Bob Kowal Indigenous Education Leader, Rainy River District School Board
bob.kowal@mail.rrdsb.com | (807) 274-9855

Gigidiziiminaanig

Anishinaabemowin English Clan Community
Giizhii’aanokwadook Josephine Wood Adik Naongashiing
Maajiigaabawiik May Jamison Adik Naongashiing
Ogabewasek Vicky Gibbins Mooz Mishkosiminiziibing
Debageyaashiik Virginia Archie Makwa Mishkosiminiziibing
Giiwedinedamook Susan Archie Zhiishiib Mishkosiminiziibing
Aakwendamook Joan Mainville Makwa Couchiching
Waabshkigonayaashiik Margaret Ottertail Mooz Zhingwaako Zaaga’iganing
Ozhaawashkobinesiik Marcella Cyr Wazhushk Naicatchewenin
Giizhigo-inini Clarence Malcolm Makwa Naicatchewenin
Bazoongwaybaness Dennis Smith Wazhushk Naicatchewenin
Gegaabe-animanook Shirley Atwell Ginoozhe Nigigoonsiminikaaning
Niigaanibines Don Jones Bizhiw Nigigoonsiminikaaning
Niigaaniibinesiik Lucille Kelly-Davis Pizhiw Onigaming
Paashigiizhigook Sandra Copenace Pizhiw Onigaming
Niigaanikamigook Leona McGinnins Makwa Manidoo Bawitigong
Medwegazhiik Beverly Wilson Makwa Manidoo Bawitigong
  Hilda Boy Atik Shkiibwakaaning
Bebamiigabawiik Lorna Cochrane Atik Mitaanjigaming
Miminowaasomok Marietta Jourdain Omashkooz Zhingwaako Zaaga’iganing

Communities

Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing View website
Couchiching First Nation View website
Lac La Croix First Nation  
Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation View website
Mitaanjigaaming First Nation View website
Naicatchewenin First Nation View website
Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation View website
Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation View website
Rainy River First Nations View website
Seine River First Nation  

Partners

Couchiching Child Care Centre View website
Countryview Child Care Centre  
Onigaming Child Care Centre View website
Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services View website
Lakehead University View website
Nigigoonsiwiigiwam Child Care Centre  
Naicatchewenin First Nation View website
United Native Friendship Centre – Zaagi-idiwin Aboriginal Head Start View website
Naicatchewenin First Nation Head Start  

Partners

Rainy River District
School Board

522 Second Street East,
Fort Frances, Ontario P9A 1N4
807 274-2796
807 274-8761

Seven Generations
Education Institute

1452 Idylwild Drive,
Box 297, Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M6
807 274-2796
807 274-8761

SayITFirst
 

19 Falcon Place,
Halifax, NS B3M 3R4
905 867-8929