Odawa Pow Wow

Odawa's 38th Annual Grassroots Competition Pow Wow

Date: May 24 & 25, 2014

Location: Ottawa Municipal Campground


Grand Entry: Saturday: Noon & 6 pm, Sunday: Noon

Camping: $60 for the weekend

Event Poster

 

Details

Head Staff

Head Lady Dancer: Rhonda Doxtator

Head Man Dancer: Matthew Pheasant

Host Drum: Crazy Spirit

Arena Director: Dale Matasawagon

MC: Greg "Mista Wasis" Dreaver


Categories

Golden Age (50+): 1st: $500, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $200, 4th: $100

Adults (18-49): 1st: $500, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $200, 4th: $100

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

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

Drum Contest (min. 5 singers): 1st: $2000, 2nd: $1200, 3rd: $900
(1st place receives big drum, sponsored by Tribal Spirit)


Specials
Hand drum special, winner takes all: $500 (3 singers max)

Shady Hafez 2nd Annual Men's Traditional Special, 1 on 1 tournament style: $1000 payout + blanket

More specials: TBA

 

Vendor Application forms

Exhibitor Application Form (pdf 20 KB)

Food Vendor Application Form (pdf 38 KB)

Product Vendor Application Form (pdf 38 KB)


POW WOW FAQ's:

Details for the 2014 event will be posted at a later date. Information presented here represents 2013's Pow Wow, and is subject to change.

 

?: Where is the Festival?
A: Ottawa Municipal Campground (Previously known as: Ottawa-Nepean Tent & Trailer Park) www.ottawacampground.ca

?: 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:
odawapowow gmail.com