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Coming Events

Kitigan Zibi Traditional Pow Wow

Kitigan Zibi Traditional Pow Wow
Kitigan Zibi bus poster

*** Fyeryone is welcome to this family-friendly event ***

Join us for an unforgettable day as we journey together to Maniwaki to experience Kitigan Zibi’s annual Pow Wow.

Spaces are limited. $35/person. Payable in advance — E-transfer or PayPal.
Contact: schwartzla@rogers.com or 613-762-1429
Sorry, no refunds available.

Departure Point #1: 11:00 a.m. Chelsea Elementary School, 74 ch Old Chelsea Road
Departure Point #2: 11:20 a.m. Centre Wakefield-La Peche, 28 ch. de la Vallee de Wakefield
Returning: 4:00 p.m. from Kitigan Zibi, with similar stops in Wakefield and Old Chelsea

Carpooling can also be organized from Ottawa to Chelsea for HSO and GVHS members.
Please send us an email by May 21 for further information:

For more information and updates on the Kitigan Zibi Pow Wow, visit their website: Kitiganzibi.ca External Link

June 2024

Launch of the 50th edition of Up the Gatineau!

See our current Newsletter.

Pat Evans Archives
Chelsea Library downstairs
Monday 10-12
Wednesday 1:30-3:30
or by appointment

New on website

Success, Murder, and Memory in the Ottawa Valley
Irish Lumber Barons and the Making of Canada.

Up the Gatineau! Volumes 21-25 articles now available online.

Early Settlers near Lac Philippe in Gatineau Park
Document written by Bill McGee.

Publications of Local Interest

Capital Chronicles
Love Letters from the Cedar Chest