Delivering programs that are designed to meet individual and community needs, Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute is dedicated to the holistic educational needs of Nishnawbe Aski Nation and others.

Oshki-Pimache-O-Win, which means “A New Beginning”, operates on the ideal that education can lead to a better life. The institute aims to educate its learners, primarily from Nishnawbe Aski Nation, in a meaningful way through partnerships with several post-secondary institutions. Oshki-Pimache-O-Win offers certificate, diploma, and community-based programs from Canadore College, Sault College, Lakehead University, among others. This combination of post-secondary lessons and workshops fulfills Oshki-Pimache-O-Win’s dedication to promote and support the traditions, beliefs, language, and values that make up the culture of Nishnawbe Aski Nation.

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Key Programs

Oshki-Pimache-O-Win offers community-focused social and technical diploma programs that include police foundations, practical nursing, social work, business and early childhood education, among others.

Programs include:


  • Personal Support Worker

Community Based Programs

  • Basic Radiological Technician

Diploma Programs

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Police Foundations
  • Indigenous Classroom Assistant
  • Practical Nursing
  • Indigenous Wellness and Addictions Prevention
  • Business
  • Social Service Worker – Native Specialization
  • Early Childhood Education

My Choice. My Path.

“I chose police foundations because I’m looking for a career that I felt that I would enjoy doing. Here we’re able to leave our community and come back during the semesters. It’s better than relocating my whole family.”

Natalie, Police Foundations Student
Oshki-Wenjack Institute

Location & Contact

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Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education & Training Institute

Main Office

14-656 City Rd.
Fort William First Nation, ON P7J 1K3
Toll Free: 866-636-7454

Campus Site

106 Centennial Sq., 3rd Floor
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1H3
Phone: 807-626-1880