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Wednesday, July 14 • 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Reframing Education Games Through Indigenous Lenses

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A panel with creators from various Indigenous communities around the world who will describe their experience in developing educational games and immersive experiences. The conversation will highlight how these creators are infusing teachings and methodologies from their communities into their work.

*This session is part of the Indigenous Creators Spotlight

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Miranda Due

Associate Producer, Treyarch
Miranda Due (Pawnee/Cherokee) is a game developer from Mvskoke Territory (Tulsa, OK). She works at Treyarch as an Associate Producer.Miranda graduated from USC in 2016 with degrees in Interactive Entertainment and International Relations and completed the George Washington University... Read More →

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Jeanette Bushnell

Co-Founder, The N.D.N. Players Research Group
Dr. Jeanette M. Bushnell (Anishinaabe) is a semi-retired lecturer at the University of Washington, a co-founder of The N.D.N. Players Research Group, and an Elder Educator for the Indigenous STEAM Collaborative.  She foregrounds indigenous philosophies and knowledges. Her teachers... Read More →
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Kari Noe

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Kari Noe is born and raised on Kaua'i, and is currently a graduate research assistant at the Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications (LAVA) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. She is pursuing a PhD in Computer Science. Her research focuses on equitable methods... Read More →
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Eleanore Falck

3D Environment Art Student, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Eleanore Falck is a student studying 3D environment art for games. During an internship with the Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission, she developed Growing Up Ojibwe: The Game, an educational game designed to introduce Ojibwe history and culture to youth. Through her art... Read More →
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Amber Taylor

CEO, ARA Journeys
Amber Taylor is Co-Founder and CEO of ARA Journeys, a mobile gaming company that blends the digital world with the natural environment and indigenous narratives. Inspired by and drawing on her Māori culture, ARA’s award-winning games use immersive technologies (AR, MR, XR) and... Read More →

Wednesday July 14, 2021 5:00pm - 5:45pm EDT