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"Obedjiwan" is an alternate spelling of Opitciwan, which is the name of one of the major Atikamekw communities in Quebec. The name Obedjiwan comes from the native name of a nearby strait, which means "flowing strait" in Atikamekw.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Obedjiwan tribe and language:

 Atikamekw language
 Obedjiwan Atikamekw
 Algonquian languages
 Eastern Woodland Indians
 Languages of Quebec

Here are links to other Internet resources about Obedjiwan:
 Obedjiwan First Nation homepage
 Aboriginal Affairs Canada: Obedjiwan fact sheet
 Wikipedia: Obedjiwan Reserve

And here are a few good books about the Obedjiwans:
 Eci Mikoian
 To Please The Caribou
 Algonquian Spirit

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