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 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

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

Recoding Relations: Episode 2, Indigeneity in DH

Listen to the episode here In Episode 2 we explore what Indigeneity might mean within the digital humanities. We listen to pieces by Jordan Abel, Michelle Nahanee, and Maize Longboat about their Indigeneity and how that manifests in the work... Read more

Recoding Relations: Episode 1, People Over Tools

Listen to part one of Recoding Relations, a four part podcast series on Indigenous Studies and the Digital Humanities. Read more

“How do I play these?” (with your thumbs, asshole): playing Indigenous Video Games

For me, the process of writing about Indigenous games begins with thinking about the relationship between gaming, code, and settler colonialism, as well as the ways in which I am complicit in what I call digitālis nullius, the erasure of… Read more

Recoding Relations: Dispatches from the Symposium for Indigenous New Media

David Gaertner and Melissa Haberl In June 2018, scholars, developers, artists, and community members from over twenty institutions and three continents gathered on the ancestral and unceded territory of the WSÁNEĆ, Lkwungen, and Wyomilth peoples to participate in the inaugural... Read more

Best Practices for Approaching Indigenous Studies through the Digital Humanities

The following summary of best practices was compiled out of the Symposium for Indigenous New Media as a primer for digital humanists that want to engage with Indigenous peoples and data. It is by no means comprehensive. We hope that... Read more