THIS EVENT IS IN THE PAST!
Lecture: Native American Skateboards
Above: Promotional image of "Ramp It Up" Native American Skateboard Culture.
What positive impact has skateboarding made in Native American communities? Find out at this fascinating panel presentation with four Native American experts!
-Kilma Lattin, from the Pala Band of Mission Indians, is a former Tribal Councilmember who oversaw the development of a 22,000 square-foot skateboard park on the Pala Reservation.
-Alan Lechusza Aquallo, Ph.D., (Luiseño/Maidu), is a skate enthusiast and a Professor at Palomar College specializing in Native art, music, and culture.
-Liana Nelson, from the San Pasqual Band of Diegueño Mission Indians, owns Full Blood Skates.
-O'Jay Vanegas (Native Mexican/Navajo) is the owner of Con Safos Sk8 Co. and an avid Southern California skater.
Space is limited, so arrive early! Panel discussion begins at 11 a.m. in the SDMoM Gill Auditorium (located just west of the main museum building).
Free with general Museum admission. Please show your admission receipt at the door.