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Kimamow Atoskanow Foundation (KAF)

July 1992 – Present

Thank you for visiting our updated website! We have spent time creating a virtual space that honours our rich history, describes our current efforts, and aspires for a healthy future. In July 2019, we celebrated 27 years of formal incorporation. We acknowledge the work that occurred prior to 1992 as foundational to all our efforts. There were several people who responded to felt needs – for connection, for understanding, and to create a safer way forward addressing issues that affect our lives.

 

Initiatives

HIV & AIDS 101

Mental Health and Addictions

Coming Soon…

Our Voices

UPCOMING EVENTS

Spring Gathering “Leap into Health”

  • Location Chateau Nova (ELK ROOM) - 10010 74 Street Peace River, AB T8S 0B3
  • Date February 28th and 29th
The Northern Indigenous Health Alliance Presents: Point of Care HIV Testing in Alberta
Opportunities for new STBBI testing technologies in Canada: Supporting communities to reach the undiagnosed and the linkages to the care that people need
Virtual Presentations by:
Sean B. Rourke, PhD, FCAHS
Director, CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS Scientist, MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital
Stan Houston, MD, DTM&H FRCPC
Professor of Medicine & Public Health Director, Northern Alberta HIV Program  
Agenda:
February 28th - Travel and Evening Pipe Ceremony February 29th - All Day Session
For further information, event registration, and full agenda details please contact us!
 

Fall Health Education Series

  • Location Spruce Grove, Alberta
  • Date October 24 & 25, 2019
  • Time 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
In partnership with Paul First Nation, we are hosting a two-day gathering. Sessions will include a blend of cultural teachings and health discussions. Topics will include sexually transmitted infections, blood borne infections (STBBI) including HIV and Hepatitis C, crystal methamphetamine (meth/pint), and access to health services. Persons with lived experience, service providers, youth, elders, and leaders are encouraged to attend.

World AIDS Day 2019 – “Communities make the difference”

  • Location TBD
  • Date December 1, 2019
Since 1988, World AIDS Day has taken place on December 1. Each year has a different theme with 2019 highlighting “Communities make the difference”. Events are organized to increase awareness, support, and recognition, for people who are living with, affected by, and working to address HIV/AIDS. We will provide details of local, provincial, national, and international events as we get closer to December 1. For further information:  https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/campaigns/WAD_2019