Indigenous Institutes

There are nine Indigenous Institutes in Ontario recognized in regulation under the Indigenous Institutes Act, 2017.

Indigenous Institutes are Indigenous governed and operated institutions that provide opportunities for students to start and complete postsecondary education credentials in a flexible, personalized and culturally responsive learning environment.

Under the Indigenous Institutes Act, 2017, Institutes can develop independent postsecondary credential granting programs.

Programs

Indigenous Institutes currently partner with colleges and universities to offer:

  • degree programs
  • apprenticeship programs
  • certificate programs
  • diplomas

Some Indigenous Institutes also provide:

  • high school programs
  • continuing education courses
  • literacy and basic skills training
  • Indigenous language education programs

How to apply

You can apply directly through the school.

Find an Ontario Indigenous Institute

Logo, Anishinabek Education Institute

Anishinabek Education Institute

Logo, First Nations Technical Institute

First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI)

Logo, Kenjgewin Teg

Kenjgewin Teg

Logo,Iohahi:io Akwesasne Education and Training Institute

Iohahi:io Akwesasne Education and Training Institute

Logo, Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute

Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute

Ogwehoweh Skills and Trades Training Centre

Ogwehoweh Skills and Trades Training Centre

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Seven Generations Education Institute

Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig

Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig

Logo, Six Nations Polytechnic

Six Nations Polytechnic