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

Love and Reconciliation Between Being and Non-Being

Belcourt’s inaugural poetry collection, This World is a Wound, which won the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize, is a profound and probing explication of (non)existence for queer Indigenous bodies in the violent wake of settler colonialism: “colonialism broke us,” Belcourt writes... Read more

Theatre of Regret Now Available in Paperback

The Theatre of Regret is now available in paperback from UBC Press. Read more

Virtual Reality, Visual Sovereignty and the (Hungry) Settler Gaze

It is an understatement to say that this hunger for resources has not abated with time. xwelítem hunger may have begun with gold, but it quickly extended to forests, the water, and of course the land itself. In the twentieth... Read more

What is Indigenous New Media? Listen to Recoding Relations!

Check out our 4-part audio mini-series on Indigenous new media. Produced by David Gaertner, Melissa Haberl, and Autumn Schnell. All 4 episodes available for download and streaming here. Read more

Reconciliation: “Like an Echo Turned Inside Out”

Reading reconciliation through Dimaline's dystopic novel, The Marrow Thieves Read more

Book Review: The Break, Katherena Vermette

Are you a fan of Katherena Vermette? Read our review of River Woman next. The cover of The Break, Katherena Vermette’s masterful debut novel, features a portion of a painting by Métis and Mennonite artist Corinna Wollf. In the painting,... Read more

“Poor Impulse Control”: Remediation as a Decolonial Reading Practice

In my Indigenous new media and digital storytelling class, my students and I use remediation as a means to interrogate text and to consider what sovereignty might mean in terms of art. Remediation—refashioning one media in another—provides the opportunity to... Read more

How Should I Play These?: Media and Remediation in Never Alone

“Games 10,000 years in the Making.” -Slogan for Upper One Video Games, the first Indigenous Owned Video Game Company in the United States and creators of, Never Alone. When it comes to Indigenous-made video games what is the “new” of New... Read more