Audio | “Who should be telling Indigenous stories?”: Indigenous storytelling through books and games – Canada & New Zealand

Photography game screenshot: Umurangi Generation (New Zealand)
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Photography game is one of 5 titles featured in imagineNATIVE Festival’s video game spotlight. […]

The big crisis event that’s happening is that like, the equivalent of Godzilla is rocking up every day and destroying the world,” he said. “That’s the force like climate change that’s coming in. And you can’t deny that it exists.

Umurangi Generation is one of five games featured at this year’s Night of the Indigenous Devs at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. | Learn more >>

Source: Urumangi Generation explores ‘Indigenous resiliency’ and climate change in a cyberpunk setting
Date visited: 19 October 2020

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The books, Who Took My Sister? by Shannon Webb-Campbell and In Case I Go by Angie Abdou, have both sparked conversations of who should be telling Indigenous stories, and when to ask for permission. […]

Often, before authors write about Indigenous culture, community or share personal stories, they consult and collaborate with those they are writing about.

The complexities of publishing Indigenous stories is a hot topic in the publishing world, but what happens when a newly released book is criticized for its content? Emma Rodgers from Second Story Press discusses what publishers can do to avoid having to pull a book from shelves. […]

Source: Longread: Consultation, permission and Indigenous protocol
Date visited: 19 October 2020


This week on Unreserved, authors and publishers weigh in on who can tell Indigenous stories |  Listen to the full episode>>

Source: Who gets to tell Indigenous stories? CBC Radio · April 15
Date visited: 19 October 2020

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