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Summer Solstice Aboriginal Festival and Competition PowWow

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Everyone Welcome!! Free Admission For ALL Events & Programming

JUNE 20 – 22, 2014

Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa, Ontario

Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival June 20 – 22

The Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival has been providing families  a unique opportunity to experience and celebrate the diverse Aboriginal cultures of the National Capital Region.  For 17 years ongoing, lively and interactive programming will keep your family entertained throughout the day including extensive FREE Family activities – pony rides & petting zoo, giant bungee trampoline, body zorbs,  bouncy castles and more!!   Aboriginal artisan village -featuring Algonquin, Metis & Inuit artists with interactive arts workshops, demonstrations and many great vendors.  Our popular Main Stage featuring  Murray Porter, Andy Mason Band, Holly McNarland, Lucie Idlout, Joanne Shenandoah plus Aboriginal Canada We’ve Got Talent! and ongoing cultural showcases throughout the day.

Competition PowWow June 20 – 22

FREE Admission
Donations Gratefully Accepted

A highlight of our events-not to be missed .  4th Annual International Competition Pow Wow with over $65,000 in prizes.   Attracting some of the best dancers and singers from all across Turtle Island (North America) is a competition not to be missed!!   Throughout the weekend you will watch talented dancers of all ages carry on the traditions of their ancestors with ancient dance styles and celebrate the contemporary Native culture with spectacular colour and movement.

Festival Contacts

Trina Mather-Simard, Festival and Artistic Director
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Jerry Longboat, Programming Coordinator
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Whitney Whiteduck, Registration Coordinator
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Ember Sarazin, Volunteer and Logistics Coordinator
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Liane Chiblow, Media Information Officer
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Kirk Brant, Graphic Design and Web Coordinator
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Linda Sarazin, Operations Manager
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Arlene Chevrier, ACA Training & Registration Coordinator coordinator
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Stephanie Sarazin, Reception
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National Aboriginal Day Office
c/o Aboriginal Experiences, Arts & Culture
903  Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4E3

Location : Ottawa, ON
Contact : Phone: (613) 564-9494, Fax: (613) 564-0220 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
FREE Admission & Programming
Donations Gratefully Accepted

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