Vans Readies Collabo Pack With Nibwaakaawin For 2012 All Nation Skate Jam

By Jay Casteel (@JayCasteel)   /   Published 04/18/12

Vans and Native non-profit Nibwaakaawin have teamed up, once again, for their fifth run of limited edition sneakers for the organization's 2012 All Nation Skate Jam in Albuquerque, New Mexico later this month.

This year's collection incorporates two variations of Pendleton's Chief Joseph pattern into the uppers of Classic silhouettes including the Classic Slip-On, the Old Skool, and the Sk8-Hi.

Youth sizes are also released in the Old Skool V model.

The limited sneakers will retail from $50 for youth version, and from $65-75 for adult versions.

The Nibwaakaawin x Vans Pendleton vans will drop at the All Nation Skate Jam on April 28-29. with all proceeds going to Nibwaakaawin, which is dedicated to the education and empowerment of Native youth.

Unsold pairs will be up for sale on the event's website, following the event. Visit AllNationSkateJam.com for more info.