N7: See Me See Us
Dancer, filmmaker and Indigenous activist Sarain Fox, Anishinaabe from the Batchewana First Nation, has alwasy been motivated to shine a light on Indigenous stories. Read More
As her own platform has grown, Sarain prides herself on inspiring and amplifying the stories of her fellow Indigenous people, with the hopes of sparking joy for the next generation of Indigenous youth.
"When I was younger I cared about being the center of attention, being up on stage and in the spotlight. And as I've gotten older and become a Mom I've realized that actually listening, having the ability to uplift those around you by giving them a microphone that lifts up every single song in your community, that's what's so important." Show Less
Former pro basketball player Michael Linklater, Nehiyaw (Cree) descending from the Thunderchild First Nation, is an inspiration for future Indigenous athletes like him. Read More
Believing that he would become a pro basketball player wasn't something the outside world always validated. But his belief and willingness to stay in the gym went hand-in-hand in accomplishing his goals of playing at the post-secondary level and eventually as a professional. Now a coach, mentor and international speaker, he hopes his own story of self-belief helping accomplish his goals is something future generations find inspiring as they strive for their own greatness.
"I think it's become cliché term where if we can believe, we can achieve. But it really is important that this next generation coming up has a lot of role models ahead of them that have demonstrated to them that it's possible. We have so many players in the NBA who are of Indigenous descent, players playing professionally and in the post-secondary level. So it's going to be most important for the next generation to believe in themselves." Show Less
Inspired by berry dyeing and the bold multi-color stripes of ribbon skirts, the latest Nike N7 Collection celebrates the athletes, creators, and cultural game-changers of the seven generations. Graphics made from algae-based ink technology gives the collection a special combination of style and sustainability.
Shop N7 Collection at select doors in Canada on August 3.
Nike Factory Stores:
Toronto Eaton Centre