Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement: Infographic

Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement Infographic
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The Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement

23 Participating First Nations (PFNs) have signed an Agreement with Canada that recognizes Anishinabek control over education and creates the Anishinabek Education System (AES).

Who is included?

  • 23 Anishinabek First Nations in Ontario
  • about 25,000 Anishinabek
  • about 2,000 students on reserve from JK to Grade 12

A map of Ontario shows the location of the 23 Participating First Nations.

The Participating First Nations are:

  • Long Lake #58 First Nation
  • Pic Mobert First Nation
  • Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
  • Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek
  • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek
  • Michipicoten First Nation
  • Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
  • Sheshegwaning First Nation
  • Whitefish River First Nation
  • Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
  • Dokis First Nation
  • Henvey Inlet First Nation
  • Moose Deer Point
  • Nipissing First Nation
  • Magnetawan First Nation
  • Wahnapitae First Nation
  • Wasauksing First Nation
  • Aamjiwnaang First Nation
  • Beausoleil First Nation
  • Chippewas of Georgina Island
  • Chippewas of Rama First Nation
  • Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation
  • Munsee-Delaware Nation

At a glance: the Anishinabek Education System

  • First Nations control education from JK to Grade 12 on reserve
  • Promotes Anishinaabe culture and language
  • Kinoomaadziwin Education Body and Regional Education Councils support education programs and services for PFNs
  • Funding support continues for post-secondary students

April 1, 2018

Launch of the Anishinabek Education System

Anishinabek begin to build a better future for Anishinabek students

Timeline

2015 Winter 2016 – Summer 2017 August 16, 2017 December 14, 2017 April 2018
After 20 yrs, Education Negotiations conclude Votes held by Anishinabek (23 FNs say yes to AES) Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement signed Federal legislation on the Agreement Anishinabek education laws put in place
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