ELEMENTAL AWARENESS DESERT JOURNEY
Every year, the Elemental Awareness Foundation makes its way out the American Indian reservations, bearing the gift of skateboarding. These areas are some of the most impoverished of our nation - facing high levels of unemployment and even higher levels of drug and alcohol abuse. In these areas, skateboarding is extremely popular among Native youth.
This year, Nick Garcia and the EA crew visited two different tribes in Arizona: the Pima in Gila River, and the Navajo in Window Rock. They gave out over 100 skateboards, boxes of tee shirts and clothes, and countless high fives. Head to ElementalAwareness.org for more info on the foundation.