In support of this year’s All Nations Skate Jam, an annual celebration of Native American culture and its contemporary youth movement, its organizer, Nibwaakaawin, along with lead skate sponsor VANS, created a special footwear collection for the event. A fifth installment of its kind, the collection comprises of the VANS Classic Slip-On, VANS Old Skool, and last but not least, VANS SK8-Hi. Each style comes purple or red patterns and highlights another Native American institution, the PENDLETON Chief Joseph Pattern Blanket. Suggested retail price starts at $65 for Classic Slip-On, $70 for Old Skool, and $75 for SK8-Hi. There will also be a pair of Old Skool V in youth sizes for $50. All to be available on April 28th and 29th at the 2012 All Nations Skate Jam in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Proceeds from sales will go to benefit Nibwaakaawin, a not-for-profit organization aiming to empower Native American youths through skateboarding and other activities.