“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

“What’s A Story Like You Doing In A Place Like This?”: Cyberspace, New Media and Indigenous Speculative Fiction

For many uninformed readers Indigenous Science Fiction (sf) is an oxymoron. But Indigenous authors, programmers and artists have been imaging futures in speculative fiction and the digital for decades. Read more

Traditional Innovation: The Turn to a Decolonial New Media Studies

Skawennati. Time Traveller 852 Face-Off As a teacher, one of the core issues I run up against with my students in Indigenous literature and Indigenous studies classes is what Thomas King calls “the Dead Indian” (55): the fallacious notion that... Read more