Georgian College

Site: Barrie Campus - Bldg M - Room M137

Service: Indigenous Education Services

Record #: BAR1213
Last Modified: 22 May 2024
Last Full Update: 18 Apr 2023


Description (Service) Programs and services include:
  • support services (academic, career, personal, and social)
  • Indigenous education programs
  • liaison services between Georgian College staff and Indigenous communities, organizations and individuals
  • information and resources on Indigenous culture and language to the Georgian College students and staff
  • Niwijiagan Program (Peer Mentor Service)
  • Visiting Elder Program (support, spiritual guidance, and cultural awareness to all students)
  • Indigenous Resource Centre (cultural gathering place - drop in centre)
  • cultural gatherings
Indigenous academic programs at the college include:
  • Shki-Miikan (New Road)
  • Indigenous Community and Social Development
  • Anishnaabemowin and Program Development
  • Maajii-Anishnaabemdaa
Indigenous Education Services also works with Indigenous communities to identify and initiate the development of new Indigenous programming and services and assists with local community-based training initiatives

Service Details

Hours Hours vary, call for more information
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County ; Wellington County
  • Programs: available to all students of Indigenous ancestry Status and Non-Status: Metis, Innu, Inuit and other interested persons
  • Services: available to Georgian College community
Application Call for information and to make an appointment
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
M Bldg - Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness; 1 Georgian Dr
Wiidookdaading - Indigenous Resource Centre: Rm M137
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3X9
Intersection Hwy 400 and Duckworth St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-728-1968
Fax 705-722-1527, Indigenous Education Services
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Primary Contact Sandi Pallister-Gougeon, Academic Program and Support Services Officer; Phone: 705 -728-1968 ext 1318; Email:

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