Odawa Pow Wow 2015 (2016 info TBA)

Odawa's 39th Annual Grassroots Competition Pow Wow (2105)

Date: May 23 & 24, 2015

Location:Wesley Clover Parks, 401 Corkstown Road, Ottawa, ON

Gates Open @ 10:00 A.M Saturday, Grand Entry at Noon.
Gates Open @ 10:00 A.M Sunday, Grand Entry at Noon.

Camping: TBA

Event Poster 1

Event Poster 2



Facebook link: www.facebook.com/events/650335445072271/


Host Drum: Black Bear

Head Man: Charles Belisle

Head Lady: Cassie Thomas

Head Veteran: John McComber

Arena Director: Dale Matasawagon

MC: Greg "Mista Wasis" Dreaver


Drum Contest:

1st: $2000
2nd: $ 1200
3rd: $900

Dance Contest:

Golden Age Men 50+:
1st: $500
2nd: $300
3rd: $200

Golden Age Women 50+:
1st: $500
2nd: $300
3rd: $200

Adults 18-49 Mens (Traditional, Grass, Fancy)
1st: $500
2nd: $300
3rd: $200

Adult 18-49 Womens (Traditional, Jingle, Fancy)
1st: $500
2nd: $300
3rd: $200

Teens 13-17 Boys (Traditional, Grass, Fancy)
1st: $300
2nd: $200
3rd: $100

Teens 13-17 Girls (Traditional, Jingle, Fancy)
1st: $300
2nd: $200
3rd: $100

Juniors 6-12 Boys (Traditional, Grass, Fancy)
1st: $150
2nd: $100
3rd: $50

Juniors 6-12 Girls (Traditional, Jingle, Fancy)
1st: $150
2nd: $100
3rd: $50




Community Specials:

Sibling Team Dance Special, In Honour of our sister in spirit, Cheyenne Fox.

1st: $500
2nd: $300
3rd: $200

3rd Annual Shady Hafez Mens Traditional Special, $1000 WINNER TAKE ALL

Smoke Dance Special, Sponsored by Aisha Printup, All Ages Combined, Mens' and Women's.


Vendor Application forms

Exhibitor Application Form (pdf 42 KB)

Food Vendor Application Form (pdf 38 KB)

Product Vendor Application Form (pdf 38 KB)


For vendor inquires contact events @ odawa.on.ca




?: Where is the Festival?
A: To be announced.

?: Is there a host hotel for the Festival?
A: There is NO host hotel. Book hotel/motel in Kanata area (Richmond Rd., Moodie Dr.).

?: I would like to inquire about registering as a vendor.
A: Registration forms have been posted on this page.

?: What kind of arts & crafts can I purchase there?
A: Hand made crafts such as carvings, dreamcatchers, jewellery etc. You can also find paintings, clothing, decals & many other expressions of Native culture.
Prices for the public to purchase items are set individually by each vendor.

?: What kind of food can I find there?
A: Lots of wild meats such as Moose, Cariboo, Deer, Buffalo etc. Walleye, Arctic Char, Wild Rice & Indian Tacos are popular as well. Each vendor brings their own recipies so menu items change slightly from year to year.

?: What is prohibited at this event?
A: Drugs, alcohol & pets (guide dogs allowed).

?: Is this event wheelchair accessible?
A: Yes but since it is held outside at the Ottawa Campground, the ground conditions may pose a bit of a challenge on mobility.

?: Are non-Native people welcome to attend?
A: YES! Everyone is welcome!

For further information and questions send an email to:
events odawa.on.ca