Nike gives Tk’emlups a grant to just do it — develop a curriculum

Tk’emlups te Secwepemc is one of 20 First Nations in Canada and the United States to receive a grant from Nike for projects on the reserve.

Tk’emlups received the grant through the Nike N7 Fund to develop an entire curriculum for teaching kids leadership, self-esteem and anger-management skills through mountain biking.

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Since 2009, the N7 Fund has awarded $5.6 million in grants to 243 communities and organizations across the US and Canada, reaching more than 420,000 youth.

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