“A Game 10,000 Years in the Making”: Never Alone /Kisima Ingitchuna and Adaptation as a Future-Oriented Technology

Addressing Iñupiaq video game development specifically, this essay demonstrates how adaptation, as demonstrated in the video game Never Alone, generates the conditions for sovereign storytelling in a digital format. Read more

Unlock Secrets of Video Game Ancestry for Transformative Gaming

Unlock the secrets of video game ancestry for a deeper, more transformative gaming experience by understanding the networks and relationships that influence it Read more

Adaptation and Indigenous Video Games

Never Alone remains one of the best-selling, Indigenous video games of all time. Understanding how the game uses adaptation provides deeper insight into that success. Read more

Recoding Relations: Episode 3, Decolonial Digital

In Episode 3 we discuss how people studying and working in Indigenous studies and DH understand and define digital technologies. We also introduce some of the politics involved in working across and between these fields. Read more

20 Must-Read Books about Reconciliation in Canada

20 books about reconciliation in Canada and how to engage it critically and meaningfully. Read more

20 Books on New Media and Social Justice

A reading list on new media and social justice that looks at how technology and social media affect society. Read these books if you want to know how new media impacts our lives. Read more

On Wonderworks and Indigenous World-Building: A Travel Guidebook Assignment for Darcy Little Badger’s Elatsoe

This in-class exercise is based on Darcy Little Badger’s novel Elatsoe and chapter four of Daniel Heath Justice’s Why Indigenous Literatures Matter Indigenous wonderworks are neither strictly “fantasy” nor “realism,” but maybe both at once, or something else entirely, although... Read more

Using the Digital Humanities in Indigenous Studies Classrooms

Six digital humanities assignments to use in Indigenous studies classrooms. Including Wikipedia, Twine, Netlytic. Audacity and more. Read more

Indigenous New Media and Critical Digital Humanities

A history of Indigenous new media and digital sovereignty and its intersections with critical digital humanities. Read more

“How can I share this?”: Sky Dancer Louise Halfe and the Poetics of Residential Schools

Is it possible to represent residential schools in literature? What are the poetics of reconciliation? Louise Halfe's work illustrates the labour and love of Indigenous poetry amongst the imposed silence of colonialism. Read more