In the summer of 2016, Sheridan’s Faculty of Animation, Art and Design partnered with Sheridan’s Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support to create a skateboard workshop for First Nations high school youth.
The skateboards were created in Sheridan’s Furniture Studio and the workshop was led by faculty member Connie Chisholm.
Now in its second year, the Indigenous Skateboard Workshop is an important piece for reconciliation in Canada. It offers an opportunity for indigenous students to see themselves in a post-secondary environment and inspires them to work toward pursuing higher learning.
Watch the video here.