The Odawa Native Friendship Centre is a non-profit organization serving the Aboriginal community in the Ottawa-Carleton Region of Eastern Ontario and surrounding communities.
Odawa strives to enhance the quality of life for Aboriginal people in the Capital region; to maintain a tradition of community, an ethic of self-help and development as well as to provide traditional teachings from our elders.
Services and events include:
Culture: Odawa Annual Pow-Wow held each May, Native Veteran's Dinner, Annual Odawa Winter Traditional Pow-Wow, Traditional Drumming and Dancing, Dances, Socials and Family Events, Children's Pow-Wow.
Community Services: Odawa Sweetgrass Home Childcare Agency, Youth Support, Employment Training & Referral, Family Support Service, Counselling Referrals, Culture Relations (Anti-Racism) and Alcohol and Drug.
Sports & Recreation: Odawa's Volleyball League, Annual Golf Tournament, Bowling, Annual Arts Auction, Volunteer Appreciation.