The participating programs this year include nine men’s teams and six women’s teams. New to the partnership are Fort Lewis College in Durango, Adidas NMD FemmeColorado and Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona. For those programs that have already worn the N7 jerseys for a few seasons, the familiarity has spurred a certain ownership that comes with wearing the color.“The turquoise uniform is a big deal here,” says Shane Flanagan, head women’s coach Adidas NMD Dam of Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, one of the schools in this year’s partnership and the only all-Native American Nike Air Max 95 Femme school in the country. “Before all of our games, we stress the importance in representing Native American culture to the best of our ability. Wearing the uniform signifies Nike Air Max 90 Femme that responsibility.”EQUALITY represents Nike’s belief that sport brings people together like nothing else.
The Nike Roshe Run Womens distinctive uniform has appeared in at least one game of each participating school’s season since 2010. Flanagan says that Nike Air Max 270 Mujer there are seasons when his players choose to wear the jersey multiple games a year; one season, the team donned the uniform more than five times. Based in Adidas Superstar Dam Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Oral Roberts University women’s team has taken to wearing the uniform against the school’s cross-town rivals. This year, www.marialonso.es on its Native American Heritage Night, the team will wear the jersey during one of its most anticipated non-conference games of the year.Since Nike Roshe Run Womens its introduction onto the hardwood, the turquoise jersey has rotated into increasingly visible moments of a program’s season, building an anticipation that’s www.pretoralarm.se felt in the home arena and on the road.“It’s taken on a life of its own in these communities,” says Flanagan. “Everyone knows the Nike Air Max 90 Mujer Nike Air Max 270 Womens Nike N7 uniform. Everyone looks forward to us wearing it. And a lot of people show up to the games.”
There's also local outreach between Nike N7 and the programs that encourages Native American youth to live active, healthy lifestyles. Each season, the New Mexico Lobos men’s Nike Air Max TN Mujer and women’s team auction the turquoise uniforms and donate the proceeds to local Native American youth organizations. Whether through Nike Air Max 97 Dam basketball camps, field days or programs for kids, turquoise heralds not simply a different-colored uniform, but a shared mission to positively Nike Air Max 270 Femme impact Native American communities from the inside out.“Wearing the Lobos on your chest is important, but it’s just as important to actively serve in our Adidas ZX 750 Dam community,” says Brad Hutchins, Deputy Athletic Director at the University of New Mexico. “When you travel around the state, there are 1 9 Pueblos and three Native American reservations, so there are a lot of opportunities to be engaged and to help. That’s why it’s critical that we work with Nike N7. It’s more than just generating awareness for our Native American communities. It’s about helping them.”
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