Success Stories

• Hosted six annual ONE Gathering Skate For Life events in downtown Denver
• Hosted four Kimimila “Age of the Daughters” Gatherings
• Built our first WK4-Directions Skatepark in Pine Ridge, SD in 2011
• Expanded the WK4-Directions Skatepark in Pine Ridge, SD in 2015
• Built our second WK4-Direction Skatepark in Manderson, SD in 2015
• Created a song and video “Live For Dreams” with Conscious Alliance and Urban    Method
• Created a mural with Conscious Alliance and artist Robert Marx
• Created “Let My People Skate” Art Project with the Denver Art Museum painting over  350 canvases and one large format canvas
• Host with the Eagle Bull Family the Annual Toby Eagle Bull Memorial Skate Jam in    Pine Ridge
• Community outreach in Honolulu, Hawaii with the Pa’i Foundation
• Collaborated with VANS/Pearl Jam Shoe collection in support of the Stronghold  Society WK4-Directions Skateparks
• Collaborated with VANS to create our own Stronghold Society Skate High in support  of the Stronghold Society outreach efforts
• Collaborated with Skatistan, connecting Lakota Skate Youth and Afghanistan Skate  Youth through art
• Collaborated with Conscious Alliance and artist David Hale and hosted a skate art  sculpting project for the youth on Pine Ridge Reservation
• Received the Mayor’s Diversity Award for the City of Denver in 2012
• Selected as the Artist in Residence (Walt Pourier, Executive Director) for the Denver  Art Museum for 3 months where he was able to reach thousands of people regarding  our Stronghold Society outreach
• Received Community Service Award at the Lakota Nations Invitational event in 2012
• Received the Governor’s Creative Leadership Award in 2014
• Hosted our first Run for the Stronghold in 2015
• Co-hosted Denver Days Street Festival with Tocabe in 2014
• Hosted our first Youth Art Gathering – Comic Book Creations w/Kristina Bandhand


 

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