Prairie Band Potawatomie & Kansas AIDS Education & Training Center hold a National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event
(Mayetta, KS) On March 20, 2013 the Prairie Band Potawatomie Nation along with the Kansas AIDS Education & Training Center sponsored an event for National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The event took place at the Tribal Casino in Mayetta, KS. Around ninety participants were treated to a delicious dinner and presentations on the impact of HIV/AIDS in the Native American community both nationally and in the state of Kansas. The presentations included information on the prevention and treatment of HIV, services available in Kansas, and the impact of stigma and prejudice on HIV prevention and care. The participants included area Tribal members as well as health care providers from the area.