National Indigenous Youth Council sur le VIH et le SIDA

This is the first National Aboriginal Youth Council on HIV and AIDS (NAYCHA) in Canada! The Council is part of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN).

National Youth Coordinators are: Jessica Danforth and Carrie Robinson


Jasmine Redfern, Iqaluit Nunavut

Keelen Simpson, Hay River Northwest Territories (Secretary)

Christina Alec, Prince George British Columbia

Iehente Foote, Kahnawake Quebec (Vice Chair)

Ashley Norton, Regina Saskatchewan (Chair)

Erin Konsmo, Red Deer Alberta

Charlene Tuplin, Lennox Island PEI

Alisha Sweezey, Eel Ground New Brunswick

Sean Labobe, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Billie Kozub Henry, Winnipeg Manitoba

APHA Youth Mentor: Krista Shore, Regina Saskatchewan

Openings for membership on NAYCHA: Ontario, Yukon, Labrador. We are specifically seeking Aboriginal youth living with or affected by HIV/AIDS

 NAYCHA recruitment Poster (francais)(pdf)

  Traduction application 2012oct (pdf)

Terms of reference CAAN Youth Council_2012sept

For more information about CAAN and the National Aboriginal Youth Council on HIV and AIDS contact:

Jessica Danforth

National Youth Coordinator, Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN)

Executive Director, Native Youth Sexual Health Network



Carrie Robinson

National Youth Coordinator, CAAN


Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN)

6520 Salish Drive,

Vancouver BC, V6N 2C7

Ph: (347) 320-4548

Fax: (604)266-7612

Leave a message, Toll Free: 1.888.285.2226


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