Workshop and discussion to focus on Indigenous representation in video games – Brock University

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2023151 Views

March 27, 2023

Members of the Brock community and local high school students are invited to take part in a workshop and roundtable discussions Wednesday, March 29 focused on Indigenous game developers and Indigenous representation in games.

Organized by the Centre for Digital Humanities and the Hadiyaˀdagénhahs First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Centre, the morning portion of the event from 10 a.m. to noon will offer a game development workshop with Indigenous game developers Kahentawaks Tiewishaw and Waylon Wilson.

After taking time to review projects from Digital humanities in the early afternoon, the developers will gather together again for a roundtable discussion from 4 to 6 p.m. about Indigenous representation in video games and other art.

Digital Humanities Chair Jason Hawreliak says the department is grateful to the developers for lending their time and expertise.

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