Given the current social crisis, the Chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) met in Val-d'Or, on October 27, to target priorities requiring immediate action. Among the proposed actions, the Chiefs have denounced the lack of tools and resources for First Nations to provide adequate services and tackle social issues and the root causes. In order to address the situation [...]
Please join the Albany, NY community for the combined “Meet the Candidates” forum, and the annual Penibagos fall social. This event is open to ALL citizens of the Odanak Abenaki First Nation and their families. The forum provides an opportunity for off-reserve Abenaki voters to meet the candidates and determine who best represents their values [...]
You are invited to attend the next public assembly of the Band Council on September 26th, 2015. These assemblies are opened to all Abenakis members of Odanak. Members with reduced mobility can easily attend the assemblies. For more information, click here.
The discrimination based on gender that Indian woman and their descendants suffered from in the past concerning registration (“Indian status”) has continued to the present day and must cease, according to a decision from the Québec Superior Court handed down on August 3rd in Montréal. READ THE PRESS RELEASE HERE TEXT TABLE
Dates: August 15-16, 2015 Time: 8:00 am Price: Free for status members * A maximum of 30 participants is admitted to this course. For additionnal information or to register, please contact the reception of the Abenakis of Odanak Council at 450-568-2810. *** PLEASE NOTE THAT THE COURSE IS GIVEN IN FRENCH ONLY. National safety course [...]
On July 3, 4 and 5, 2015, the annual Abenaki Odanak Pow Wow will be held. Several traditional activities will be held aware of these three days, such as singing and dancing offered by members of different Nations and a day dedicated to family. Please note that access to all Pow Wow activities is free [...]
It is with great pride that the Abenakis of Odanak Council team officially inaugurated its new administrative offices yesterday. Since October 20, 2014, major work has been carried out at our site at 104 rue Sibosis, in Odanak, and the end result shall now be unveiled. This ambitious project, designed and developed by the Grand [...]
NOTICE TO THE BAND MEMBERS | APARTEMENT FOR RENT The Band Council has two (2) apartements for rent. 30A et 30B Managuan Street (3½) For more information, please contact Monique O’Bomsawin at 450-568-2810. Apartement for rent
You are invited to attend the public assemblies of the Band Council. These assemblies are opened to all Abenakis members of Odanak. Members with reduced mobility can easily attend the assemblies. For more information, click here.