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Thursday, February 4 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Hope and Healing

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In this session come hear Joe share his story of overcoming addiction and adversity through the positivity through skateboarding. Hear how his journey to become a professional skateboarder and actor allowed him to begin his healing from attending residential schools and the childhood trauma that came with it. He explains how his journey allowed him to live out his dream of turning pro on Colonialism Skateboards and enabled him to start his work with his non profit Nations Skate Youth. An organization that has a mission to empower indigenous youth to their right to self determination through the positive acts of skateboarding.

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Joe Buffalo

Joe Dion Buffalo is a professional skateboarder originally from Samson Cree Nation, Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada. Joe’s story is one of resilience, hope, healing and social change through Skateboarding. Joe attended two residential schools for a total of five years and also battled... Read More →

Thursday February 4, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am MST
Virtual Feature Room B
  Feature / Conférencier
  • Language of Presentation English
  • Grade Focus General
  • Chairperson Jenna Willman - Elk Island Public #28
  • Room Details Virtual Room Maximum Capacity - 10000
  • Grade Focus None
  • Tags English