Make an appointment to meet with Allysha Wassegijig, Aboriginal Affairs Coordinator and build a personalized plan to suit your goals and needs.
Language and Culture
Everyone of all backgrounds is welcome to attend gatherings at Simcoe Hall and Heritage Place. All language and culture gatherings are family-friendly with no experience necessary.
Visiting Elders on Campus
We are grateful to the elders and knowledge keepers who visit our students in classrooms, special events, and gatherings throughout the year. Please contact us or check the calendar for dates when visiting elders and helpers provide teachings and supports for students. Traditional medicines can be accessed in the office or alumni commons.
There are hundreds of scholarships, bursaries, and awards available through Lakehead and external sources. Our advice? Apply, apply, apply!
Students can also access fresh produce on a monthly basis through the Good Food Box program. Contact Us to sign up.
Students can find a sense of community support and access cultural learning through various local organizations. Check out the links below and stop by our office to talk about what's happening near the Orillia Campus.
Orillia Campus Staff:
Allysha Wassegijig, Aboriginal Affairs Coordinator
Phone: 705-330-4008 ext 2018
Office Location: OR1019, Residence Building
Cassy Cooper, Graduate Assistant
Jessica Parks, Graduate Assistant
Student leaders - Turtle Island Student Circle