Get stoked for a high-flying, adrenaline-fueled adventure. Explore the underground movement that's helping Native American youth throughout the U.S. soar above life's challenges, one half-pipe at a time. Skateboarding is increasingly popular on Indian reservations, cultivating athletes, artists, entrepreneurs and mentors. From the streets of Albuquerque to New York City, from Washington, D.C. to Pine Ridge, SD, the sport is fueling a new form of self-expression and pride.
Skateboard Nation (Full Episode)
Native American skateboarders on Indian reservations across the country have created a movement that's all about cultivating athletes and artists, and embracing self-expression and pride.
There's MORE to the story. Discover the inspirations, see the artifacts and meet the experts of the Smithsonian Institution.
Visit the Ramp It Up Exhibition at a Museum Near You
Ramp it Up! Is a traveling exhibition that celebrates the vibrancy, creativity, and controversy of Native skate culture. Organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the exhibition is on the move and could be headed to a town near you. Check out the link below to see dates and locations.
Connect to Smithsonian: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service