LTF 2014 Student Essay Contest Winners!

This year’s theme was: “Sounding the Drums: Reclaiming our Rightful Place in Indigenous Education” Read More…

Now Recruiting for the ROE Program

Along with Healthy Child Manitoba, MFNERC will once again be providing Roots of Empathy training. Apply before May 15, 2014. Read More…

Did You Know…?

We’ve recently published: Guidelines for Ethical Research in Manitoba First Nations (principles, practices, and templates). And it’s available online! Read More…

Watch the WVC Commmercial

April 15, 2010

Wapaskwa Virtual Collegiate (WVC) is offering Manitoba First Nations high school students an exciting opportunity to participate in a unique pilot program that will give you access to science and math courses that may not be available in your locally.

View the Commercial and full news story

National Cree Gathering

August 5, 2011

Fisher River Cree Nation welcomed and united members of the Cree Nation from all across Canada and the United States when they hosted the National Cree Gathering August 5- 7, 2011. Read More…

Western Canada First Nations Administrators Education Conference

March 7, 2012

Our 8th Annual Conference… Read More…

    • Principals' Roundtable

      April 16, 2014

      All Day, School Planning

    • Good Friday

      April 18, 2014

      All Day, General

    • Easter Monday

      April 21, 2014

      All Day, General

    • Resource Teacher Meeting

      April 25, 2014

      All Day, Special Education

    • Lighting the Fire Education Conference

      May 7, 2014

      All Day, General

    • Victoria Day

      May 19, 2014

      All Day, General


About Us

The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc. (MFNERC) provides the province’s leading education, administration, technology, language and culture services to First Nations schools in Manitoba.



A short, informative video that highlights some of our goals and directives, which is to help First Nations improve education for all learners to achieve: mino-pimatisiwin (Cree/Ojibway/Oji-Cree), honso aynai (Dene), tokatakiya wichoni washte (Dakota), a better life.


Education Conference

“Sounding the Drums: Reclaiming our Rightful Place in Indigenous Education” Register online for the 16th annual Lighting the Fire Education Conference.



Resource Database

Many of the resources compiled and created by the Resource Centre are now available to you online. This search engine will allow you to click on the categories that apply to what you are interested in finding. GO >

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Courses Online

The Wapaskwa Virtual Collegiate (WVC) was created to help First Nation students in Manitoba access new sources of education, and also to find new learning opportunities. MORE>


Access Our Video Library

Our video library is a growing collection showcasing the latest news, conferences and events happening at MFNERC. GO >


Interactive Map

Please use this interactive map to explore the communities and schools MFNERC is dedicated to serving in Manitoba. You can discover traditional names and meanings, Treaty boundaries, language and cultural regions and school information. GO>


Photo Gallery

Check out our Photo Gallery filled with images from our events, activities and school visits. These photos capture the MFNERC staff in action, the educators we support and communities we work in partnership with. VISIT THE GALLERY>

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