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Tawâw- Welcome​

The St. Paul Education Regional Division No. 1 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Education program aims to:

  • Provide supports for FNMI students as they balance maintaining a strong link to the Cree culture and traditions with learning the skills necessary to lifelong learning and success in school.

  • Supports educational programs and services which provide enhanced opportunities for all students to develop an understanding and appreciation of First Nations, Métis and Inuit History, Governance, Treaty and Aboriginal rights, cultures, languages and traditions.


Cree Language and Culture Programs in Schools


Cree Language and Culture Courses are offered at:

Ashmont Elementary School             Cree K5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,   

Ashmont Secondary School              Cree 7, 8, 9, 10, 20, 30 & Aboriginal Studies 10, 20, 30

Glen Avon Community School           Cree 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Heinsburg Community School           Cree K5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,

Racette Junior High School               Cree 6, 7,8, 9              

St. Paul Elementary School               Cree 4 and 5               

St. Paul Regional High School           Cree 10, 20, 30 & Aboriginal Studies 10,20, 30



FNMI Liaison in Schools:

Ashmont Elementary School               Ashmont Secondary School              

Elk Point Elementary                           F.G. Miller Jr./Sr. High School          

Glen Avon Community School            Heinsburg Community School           

Racette Junior High School                St. Paul Elementary School               

St. Paul Regional High School          


FNMI Liaison:

  • Meet with students individually or as a group during school hours to support their social and academic needs.

  • Seek to establish and maintain a trusting relationship with FNMI students and their families to assist with school-related issues.

  • Improve communication and increase engagement between students, parents, communities, agencies, and schools.

  • Increase the knowledge and understanding of FNMI History, Governance, Treaty and Aboriginal rights, cultures, languages and traditions;  to staff and students

  • Assist in providing referral services for FNMI students and families to appropriate agencies.


FNMI Education Contact:

Mrs. Patricia Gervais

Assistant Superintendent 

Division office: 780 645 3323


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