Tag Archives: NMAI

Read About Nibwaakaawin in the New York Times!

Check out the New York Time’s article, Connecting to a Culture Using 4 Wheels. It’s all about the “Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America” exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

ANSJ in the American Indian News Service

New Smithsonian Exhibit Depicts Native America’s Vibrant Skateboard Subculture American Indian News Service, News Feature, Kara Briggs, Posted: Jul 04, 2009 The All Nations Skate Jam, held every year at the same time as the Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque, N.M., attracts hundreds of American Indian kids who glide and fly on their skateboards […]

"Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America"

Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America June 12, 2009–November 1, 2009 NMAI on the National Mall, Washington, DC Ramp it Up celebrates the vibrancy, creativity, and controversy of American Indian skate culture. Skateboarding combines demanding physical exertion with design, graphic art, filmmaking, and music to produce a unique and dynamic culture. One of […]