For students investigating Band Funding here are some resources and contacts for the various bands in Manitoba.
Government of Canada - Post Secondary Education https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100033679/1100100033680
Government of Canada - Education, Training and jobs for Indigenous peoples https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1461940615477/1461940651472
First Nations in Manitoba https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100020400/1100100020404
Manitoba Metis Federation http://www.mmf.mb.ca/
There are a number of financial assistance options you can apply for, including band funding, scholarships, bursaries, and student loans.