Current Events

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RECOGNITION AWARDS

Each year, ONWA recognizes women whose work & contributions to the Indigenous community have made an impact upon the quality of life of Indigenous women & their families.

 
 

Interested in our other events?

Check out our program calendars to see what we are doing at your location: 

Hamilton | Greenstone | Kenora | Napanee | Ottawa | Sioux Lookout | Thunder Bay | Timmins

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Supporting the Indigenous Community in Ottawa

ONWA has created this fundraiser to support the community agencies within the Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition.

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Mocc Walk

A free walking challenge intended to increase awareness about diabetes and support physical activity. Annually May 1st to June 30th.

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Honouring Our Mothers

Thank you to everyone who joined us in honouring of Mother’s Day by sharing your beautiful entries and teachings magnifying the role of the mother in your lives. 

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Culture Is Wellness Week

Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating ONWA’s “Culture is Wellness” week in support of Mental Health Week (May 2-8). ONWA is hosted a series of daily virtual gatherings in support of good mental health.

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Honouring Mother Earth Community Clean-Up

Thank you to everyone who joined us in honouring Mother Earth by picking up debris and garbage from your surrounding area to help reduce the harmful effects both have to the environment.

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Who is your SHERO-kwe?

Prize draw to celebrate the Indigenous women in your lives, in celebration of UN International Women’s Day (March 8th).

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Honouring Water

March 22 was World Water Day and ONWA honoured water teachings and stories. Chi Miigwetch (Thank you) to everyone who participated! Your teachings and stories were beautiful, and we are honoured that you shared them with us.

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Honouring Mother Earth Art Contest

Indigenous youth artwork for Earth Day T-shirts contest, to showcase our commitment to honouring Mother Earth. Winning design showcased on t-shirt shared with Indigenous youth across Ontario.

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Strong Hands Stop Violence 

Register to participate our Poetry Night or submit a poem to be published in our Poetry Book to raise awareness of violence against women.

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Mental Health Week

Series of daily virtual gatherings in support of the 70th annual Canadian Mental Health Association Mental Health Week (May 3rd to May 9th, 2021).

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10 Days of Teachings

Share Teachings that are meaningful to you as part of our effort to share and preserve them for future generations.

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14 Days of Gratitude Photo Draw

The practice of expressing gratitude helps improve mental and physical well-being.

 
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Recognition Awards

Each year, ONWA recognizes women whose work & contributions to the Indigenous community have made an impact upon the quality of life of Indigenous women & their families. Nominate someone today!