KFN encourages all Members, both on- and off-reserve, to be active in the community. Physical and social activity creates self-esteem and confidence in our young people, and increases well-being, particularly for our Elders.
Please check the events page for current and future scheduled events. We also try to post community activities on the Kahkewistahaw First Nation #72 “Official” Facebook page.
We strive to continue to provide family orientated events and outings. We welcome all families of the Kahkewistahaw First Nation membership to participate. If you have any questions or need further information, feel free to contact the Recreation Department.
Past events have included:
- Twilight drive-in movie theater
- Community gatherings (feasts, etc.)
- Monthly game nights (board games, cards)
- Movie nights
- Family swimming (passes available)
- Sledding & weiner roasts
- Kahkewistahaw Winterfest
- Ice fishing derbies
- Off-reserve excursions
- Golfing (Last Oak Golf Course)
- Fairs, exhibitions (Yorkton, Regina, Saskatoon, etc.)
- Sporting events (Yorkton Terriors, Melville Millionnaires, Regina Pats, Ochapowace Thunder, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Saskatchewan Rush)
Kahkewistahaw Storm minor hockey has grown in numbers to about 65 players in its first three years. In 2018-19, Storm pre-novice, novice, atom, peewee and bantam teams played in the southern Saskatchewan Major Hockey League.
Please encourage your children to try hockey. It builds discipline, resilience, teamwork and confidence. Financial assistance may be available.
Other Sports Activities
The KFN Sports & Recreation program takes advantage of opportunities as they arise.
- Youth & community golf program at Last Oak golf course
- Tony Cote Winter Games in Saskatoon
- FSIN minor softball youth & adult teams
- Ethan Bear hockey camp
- Kahkewistahaw lacrosse camp
Recreation Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance is available for Kahkewistahaw band members (youth and adults) under the Sports, Culture & Recreation Program.
The Kahkewistahaw First Nation Sports, Culture and Recreation Policy has now been ratified by Chief and Council. The financial assistance will be payable per fiscal year (April 1st to March 31st) and will start November 1st, 2019. The following criteria applies:
- Band member youth (under 18 years) are eligible to receive financial assistance for their sports and cultural requirements to a maximum of $500 per year.
- Band member adults (19 years and over) are eligible to receive up to $250 per year for their sports and cultural requirements.
- All financial assistance requests must be made by completely filling in the application form. The completed forms can be faxed to (306) 696-3201 or emailed to email@example.com. You can request a copy of the application form to be emailed, mailed, faxed or can pick it up at the band office; or you can download the form by clicking the button below.
- You must provide proof of membership by submitting your Treaty card or letter from the Kahkewistahaw Membership Clerk.
- If you have already received assistance prior to the ratified policy, you must provide receipts and/or proof of expenditures to access any additional assistance. PROVIDE RECEIPTS!
Financial assistance will be as follows:
- Cheque will be made payable to the organization; or
- In the case of reimbursement, a cheque will be made to the applicant upon submission of a current receipt (within 2 weeks of purchase).
Eligible payments include:
- Sports equipment
- Pow-wow regalia
- Registration fees (camp, league, dance classes)
Please contact us before purchase if you are unsure if you will be eligible for financial assistance.
Please Note: Applying for financial assistance does not guarantee approval.
- Councillor Cory Alexson – Portfolio Holder
- Galer Sparvier – Committee Elder
- Sara McKay – Committee Member
- Clinton Bobb – Committee Member
- April Bear – Committee Member
- Wayne Louison, Sr. – Committee Member