PO Box 523, Station B,
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5P6

PO Box 523, Station B, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5P6


Monday, July 01, 2024

Chief Pinesi Day - Volunteer Opportunity

Special Events
Chief Pinesi Day 2023. Photo by Ben Weiss.

This will be the third Chief Pinesi Day, an annual event with descendants of Chief Pinesi and members of the public gathering here in Ottawa at New Edinburgh Park to remember and celebrate the Grand Chief’s legacy. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to see a large contingent of HSO volunteers to support this marvelous event as part of your Canada Day this year? Volunteer opportunities will include:

  • Pinesi Day Greeters (10:00 AM to 12:00 noon, and 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm) – Answer questions, guide attendees regarding the schedule for the day. Guide media where to go to get good pictures, schedule, who they could speak to for additional background
  • Mobility Volunteers – Assist attendees who have mobility challenges at the park. Assist individuals walking up from Governor Bay to New Edinburgh Park
  • Set up ( 8:00 am to 10:00 am) -assist with tent, chairs, other set up
  • Take down ( 5:00 – 6:00 pm) – Assist with tent, chairs, other take down
  • Lunch Serving (12:00 to 1:00 pm)
  • Sacred fire setup and tending
  • T-shirt and other item sales (10:00 am to 3:00 pm)

Are you interested in joining fellow HSO members in volunteering in support of Chief Pinesi Day on July 1st? Visit the Kichi Sibi Trails website for full details and click the contact us link to volunteer for the day:

After registering to volunteer, please also confirm with an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that we'll know to look out for you!

The nation’s capital occupies the traditional land that was home to Chief Pinesi and his family, and many of today’s Algonquin people of the Ottawa Valley are his proud descendants.

Date and Time

Monday, July 01, 2024


Stanley Park, New Edinburgh, Ottawa

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