Eagle Feather Ceremony

Eagle Feather Ceremony

Isohest né ostó:sera | Pass The Feather

The Indigenous Women’s Arts Conference is dedicated to:

Indigenous women who are victims of violence; those who are missing or have been murdered and Indigenous women who have lost children or mothers due to suicide.


At our opening reception of the Indigenous Women's Arts Conference, Eagle feathers will be dedicated to our lost sisters and distributed to survivors and those who beginning their healing journey.

  • Are you an Indigenous grandmother, mother, daughter or sister living in the Ottawa | Gatineau or surrounding areas
  • Would you like us to honour your loved one?
  • Would you would like to keep the Eagle feather that is dedicated to your loved one?

Pease fill out the form below so that we can reach out to you and include you in our Eagle feather ceremony honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and Indigenous women who have taken their lives.


Where and when is the Eagle feather ceremony?  Museum of History, Grand Hall, Gatineau, 7pm.

All Eagle feather carriers are invited to stay for performances by the Haudenosaunee | Akwesasne Women's Singers, Fancy Shawl Dancers, Inuit Throat Singers and Twin Flames.

This is a free evening for Indigenous women.


YOU MUST CONTACT US (THE FORM BELOW) TO RECEIVE AN EAGLE FEATHER.

Eagle Feather Ceremony
On Friday, March 27th, Eagle feathers will be dedicated to our lost sisters and distributed to survivors and those who beginning their healing journey. If you are an Indigenous grandmother, mother, daughter or sister living in the Ottawa | Gatineau or surrounding areas and would like to receive an Eagle Feather that has been dedicated to your loved one, please submit the following form and Dawn from Pass The Feather will be in touch with you immediately.
From what Indigenous territory are your ancestors and family?
Who would you like the Eagle feather to be dedicated to and why? Details are optional here. You may put as much information as you like. We could tell her story at the ceremony, if you choose to share it with us. We will need a first name so we can call out to her and offer her the feather. You will then be the keeper of her feather.
This ceremony is scheduled as part of the Indigenous Women's Arts Conference on March 27, 7pm-10pm in the Grand Hall at the Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau. This ceremony will be free for women who are receiving Eagle feathers. After the ceremony, performances will follow to celebrate your loved one.
If you cannot or choose not to attend the ceremony, and we still have Eagle feathers available, how will you receive one? Eagle feathers must be presented in person and cannot be mailed or delivered to you. The feathers will only be presented during the Indigenous Women's Arts Conference March 27-29, 2020.
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