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National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation
The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF) is a Canadian non-profit organization whose core focus is to provide scholarships for Aboriginal students. The organization was founded in 1985 by John Kim Bell .
In 1993 the organization founded the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards to acknowledge excellence in the Aboriginal community. Past recipients of National Aboriginal Achievement Awards include Tom Jackson, Phil Fontaine, Lillian Dyck and Bryan Trottier. The awards ceremony is broadcast annually on the CBC television network.
The current chief executive officer of the foundation is Roberta Jamieson .
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