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SAVE-THE DATE, skate the date!

So get ready to rock! Sponsorship levels available, need all the support we can get… it’s because of YOU we can pull this off each year… it’s a LIVE LIFE Call To Action Campaign of the Stronghold Society.  Click our … Continue reading

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“I took my family to the skate park”

My good friend Andrew Iron Shell, wrote a very moving and powerful story from one parents perspective on the WK4-Directions TEB Skatepark built on the Pine Ridge Lakota Country Reservation via the Stronghold Society… please read it through, very moving and … Continue reading

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Stronghold Society at the Colorado State Capital

The Colorado State Capital and the LT Governor Garcia’s Office support the Stronghold Society’s outreach efforts. Curated as part of the Colorado Creative Industries Creative Capitol series, the artwork will be on display through February 4th on the Capitol’s first floor lobby and … Continue reading

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Kimimila “Age of the Daughters” Gathering SEPT 28th

JOIN US!! Kimimila “Age of the Daughters” Gathering. SEPT 28, Saturday!! 11am-3pm. Pine Ridge, SD at the SuAnne Big Crow Boys and Girls Club in Pine Ridge, SD. Bring your daughters… day of fun activities. life discussions and positive feminine … Continue reading

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Thank you for another successful ONE Gathering Skate For Life

On behalf of the Stronghold Society, we would like thank all our sponsors, volunteers and supporters. The event was a huge success and attracted thousands of attendees including hundreds of Native youth from 6 different states, 200+ skate competitors, 30+ vendors, … Continue reading

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RED Bulletin Magazine coverage on the Stronghold Society

Thanks to Dre Tzortzis, Leon Roker, Danny Lee, Jay Hanna, and Wounded Knee Skateboards and everyone else who made this possible. This is a touching and beautifully told story of what took place and what is to come for Lakota … Continue reading

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3 months as the Artist in Residence at the DAM

Our Stronghold Society Executive Director, Walt Pourier was given the opportunity to reach hundreds and hundreds of people as the Artist in Residence at the Denver Art Museum about our Stronghold Society Live Life Call To Action Campaigns… “It has … Continue reading

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Rockers4REZparks!

The Stronghold Society’s Rockers4REZparks program was created to give the music industry a unique opportunity to help support our nonprofit efforts in building world class skateparks on Native American Reservations across this country where native youth are facing many hardships, … Continue reading

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It is a LIVE LIFE Call To Action…

This network of “like-minds” grows more powerful by the day… connecting the dots. Stronghold Society Live Life Call To Action Campaigns… “You Thrive, I Thrive, WE Thrive!!” … getting it done!! So much NEW things ahead, keep coming back to … Continue reading

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Irene Bedard gives us a shout out

Our awesome sista, Irene Bedard gives a shout out to the Stronghold Society: Indian Country Today Media Network reporter, Vincent Schilling, recently sat down with Inupiat Eskimo actress Irene Bedard while rehearsing for a live Colonial Williamsburg production entitled “The … Continue reading

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