Community Potluck Feast
Honouring Dr. Thomas Louttit


Wednesday March 29, 2017


Time: 5pm - 8pm
Location: 250 City Centre Ave.


Come witness in honouring Dr. Thomas Louttit for his wise leadership and gracious service to the community.



Special Meeting of the Membership of Odawa Regarding the Building at St. Paul's Eastern United Church

Date: Wednesday April 26, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm

250 City Centre Ave.

Ottawa, Ontario




The Aboriginal Family Festival - 20th Annual Ottawa Children & Youth Traditional Pow Wow


March 25 & 26, 2017


Raven's Nest Gymnasium
Carleton University


Admission by donation




Odawa's 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament


Monday September 18, 2017

Registration: 8:00am

Shotgun start with boxed lunch: 10:00am

Information on costs and dinner to follow




Odawa's Circle of Elders Gathering


Time of Re-awakening & Healing

Saturday April 1 & Sunday April 2, 2017

9am to 4pm


Odawa Native Friendship Centre
250 City Centre Ave.


Open to all Aboriginal First Nations, Metis, Inuit, Women, Men & Youth ages 13+, Two-spirited, LGBQT+, 60's Scoop who have experienced violence (physical and/or mental)




Entrepreneurial Skill Training Program


Wednesday evenings 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Ongoing until March 29, 2017.

Open to all ages!

Food, drinks and bus tickets provided.




Call for Volunteers

Odawa is currently seeking volunteers to help with the Children's Pow Wow in March.




New Program at Odawa - Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin (I Am a Kind Man)


This program is aimed at reducing & ending violence against women. Click this link for more details.


Odawa Food Bank Volunteer


Odawa is looking for committed volunteers for the Emergency Food Cupboard.

Call reception @ 613-722-3811





Community Engagement Meeting - Contest Results

Logo & sign contest winner: Équan Liberté



Sign on building (mock-up of how it would look)


Check this Facebook link for pictures of the other entries to this contest:


Indian Tacos / Soup & Bannock Delivery



Have you thought of having Indian Tacos or Soup and Bannock brought to your workplace? Just email and this can be arranged!



Odawa would like to thank Indigenous and Northern Affairs, including the Honourable Minister, Carolyn Bennett, for having Odawa bring them delicious Indian Tacos!


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510 Rideau Drop-In Centre Has Reopened


The location and contact info is:


510 Rideau St.

Ottawa, ON K1N 5Z6

P: 613-789-3077

F: 613-789-8403


Please note that the hours of operation are M-F, 8 am - 3 pm and meals are twice daily at 8 am & 12 pm.

Check the poster for further info: Poster (pdf)


510 now has the following programming:


Men's Traditional Healing & Support

Every Monday @ 10 am

Snacks will be provided


Women's Support Group

Every Tuesday @ 1 pm

Crafts, songs & sharing!


Contact Carrie Diabo for more information.


Free Legal Clinic


Odawa offers a free legal clinic for those that meet legal aid eligibility. Walk ins are welcome!

Dates now changed to the first and last thursday of each month.
Time: 12 pm - 3 pm

Contact Jennifer Valiquette for more information


Monthly Calendars


Food bank dates:TBA

Healthy Living Program March 2017 Calendar


Akwe:go & Wasa-Nabin Homework club

Ongoing - Every Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30pm
Ages 7 to 18
Ongoing - Every Friday at 3pm to 5 pm Akwe:go & Wasa-Nabin
A Drop in Centre for ages 7 to 18 at the Youth Zone Room.

House of Bushido - Jiu Jitsu

Self defense, self development, physical development, self improvement
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4 - 6 pm
Registration is required
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Odawa Neeskak Toastmasters

Every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month at 5:00 pm
Click for link

Annual Pow Wow

More Information

Past Events

More Information