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(Many Paths)

An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America


November 30, 2002 - Issue 75


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by Vicki Lockard from various sources


Cool Links Penguin

Skateboarding and Safety

Skateboarding Safety Sheet
Skateboarding is a popular activity enjoyed by many young people. However, it's also an activity that causes many unintentional injuries.


Ortho Facts About Skateboarding
Skateboarding is an increasingly popular recreational activity among teenagers—especially young males. When you practice it safely and use protective equipment, skateboarding is a fun and healthy sport that can give you a low-impact aerobic workout.

Skateboarding and In-Line Skating
Tens of thousands of individuals, mostly aged fourteen and under, are injured each year either skateboarding or using in-line skates. The majority of skating accidents are knee, forearm, leg and hand fractures. Typically, half of all in-line skating accidents occur within the first month of use. To avoid injury, try adhering to the following safety tips:


A Short History of Skateboarding
Skateboarding has a rich history of innovation and is full of intriguing stories. Many of these stories are documented in the book The Concrete Wave in greater detail. However, this essay will provide you with an overview of the last nine decades.

Planet Skateboard
We are the skateboarding group. You might think that skateboarding isn't very big, but it's becoming a popular sport. You have no seatbelt, but here we go! This is Planet Skateboard. What if you can't skateboard? Let's learn how to skateboard. We can also tell you and show you the old and most up to date tricks. Go from easy to the most advanced tricks. So if you've got the spunk, go out and try all of these tricks. You may even be able to go totally airborne and do tricks in the sky. Before you go through this site, remember one thing, kids don't try this at home!
Thanks to:
Haa Ai from Education Nunavut (EC&SS Division)

Haa Ai
ISBN 1-55325-004-4
is a service of
Education Nunavut
Early Childhood & School Services Division
P.O.Box 390 Arviat,Nunavut, X0C 0E0, Canada
Voice 867-857-3066 Fax 867-857-3090

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Students And Teachers Against Racism announces their new website that offers insight into the Native American perspective to teachers and educators.


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