22nd Annual Siksika Health Fair Returns April 17th with Very Special Guests

Monday, April 15, 2023


Siksika Nation, AB – Wednesday April 17th, Siksika Health Services will host our annual Health Fair at the Siksika Piiksapi Memorial Arbor. The annual Health Fair is Siksika Health Services’ marquee event, honed and perfected over 22 years. As leaders in First Nations healthcare, mental health and wellness, and athletics, Siksika Health Services is proud to host UFC Hall of Famer, Georges “Rush” St. Pierre, who advocates for health and wellness by sharing his story of overcoming bullying as a young person, and adaptive athlete & Humboldt Broncos crash survivor, Ryan Straschnitzki, who inspires by sharing his story of overcoming hardships and pursuing dreams despite challenge. Improving and empowering youth mental health is the theme of this year’s event.

WHAT:           22nd Annual Siksika Health Services Health Fair

WHO:             Siksika Health Services CEO & Health Fair 2024 Co-Chair, Dr. Tyler White

                        Siksika Health Services’ Health Fair 2024 Co-Chair, Vicki Yellow Old Woman

Georges St. Pierre, UFC Hall of Famer

Ryan Straschnitzki, adaptive athlete & Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor

WHERE:        Siksika Piiksapi Memorial Arbor

                        (GPS Coordinates: 50.849562684859876, -113.11434868405672)

WHEN:           9:00am – 3:00pm Wednesday April 17th (media availability at 12:00pm)

Siksika Health Services is a leader Indigenous healthcare, guided by the traditional value of healing each other together. Siksika Health provides a wide range of quality health and wellbeing services to all Siksika Nation members and surrounding communities.

Additional Health Fair 2024 items of interest and the most up-to-date information can be found at https://siksikahealth.com/health-fair-2024. Special thanks to this year’s event sponsors: First Nations Health Consortium, Blackfoot Confederacy, Calgary Hitmen, LDI Solutions, Miller Thomson, Calgary Sports & Entertainment Corporation, and Alan Hallman.

There may be cultural aspects of the event you are asked not to cover; it’s important to be respectful and not take photos or film during certain moments. The event MC or Media contact will often direct this.


For information contact:

Ryan Running Rabbit

Communications, Siksika Health Services

(403) 361 0584