Community Events

Our calendar is home to community events, programming and workshops which help support our local Aboriginal Organizations.

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Wabano Presents: A Night to Remember! Two Spirit Extravaganza

Wabano Centre

Friday, August 23, 2019

In celebration of pride month, Wabano is hosting a dance party filled with Drag Queens, a DJ, Indigenous-Inspired food, Adult-friendly games and prizes.

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Minwaashin Lodge: Women's Gathering

Minwaashin Lodge

Friday, June 7, 2019

This year's Women's Gathering is June 7th to June 9th. To register, please download the registration form and email it to Jennifer, at gathering@minlodge.com. Any questions about this event can also be directed to her.

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OAC: Community Forum

Ottawa City Hall - Jean Pigott Hall

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition welcomes community members and partners to join us for our semi-annual community forum dinner.

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Wabano: Land, Medicines and other Musings. A Conversation with Thomas King

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Few authors have carved a literary path as brilliantly or as full of wit as Thomas King. Pair Mr. King’s poignant humour with the kind, sharp interview skills of CBC Radio host, Shelagh Rogers…

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Wabano: Culture as Treatment Youth Symposium

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Thursday, April 11, 2019

The 1st day of the Symposium is intended for child welfare workers, health care and mental health professionals, addiction counsellors, group home operators, law enforcement and educators working with Indigenous children and youth.

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Wabano: Igniting the Spirit Gala 2019

Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Join Wabano under the forest’s canopy to dream of the world we can create together, in celebration of National Aboriginal Day.

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OAC: Housing Symposium

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

This Housing Symposium is a free event which will feature panel discussions and keynote presentations from local Indigenous leaders, housing advocates, politicians and community members with lived experience.