Maskwacis Education Schools Commission

Quick Facts:

  • 10 schools
  • Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12
  • Indigenized Curriculum
  • Maskwacis, Alberta Between Edmonton and Red Deer

Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission (MESC) was developed based on Maskwacîs Cree values and focused on the needs of students. Extensive consultation, research, planning and negotiations took place leading up to the inception of MESC.

MESC is owned & operated by Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation and Samson Cree Nation. MESC is the education authority for the Maskwacîs Cree. The MESC head office is located in Maskwacis 70 KM South of Edmonton, AB in the Treaty No. 6 Territory.

MESC offers Indigenized curriculum, by embedding Cree culture, language, and traditions into 10 Maskwacîs schools with emphasis on Îyinîw Mâmitonehicikan,  Nehiyawewin, Nehiyaw Pimâtisôwin, and Wâhkôhtowin.