The Making of “Never Alone”: Native Voices and New Media Display
“Never Alone” is the first game developed in collaboration with the Iñupiat, an Alaska Native people. A panel of contributors will showcase the game and discuss how new media platforms like video games can be used to tell traditional stories, celebrate indigenous language, contribute to decolonization efforts and share a vibrant, in-tact culture with younger generations. The event will feature multi-media content from the video game. Moderated by Ernestine Hayes and featuring Ishmael Hope, Amy Fredeen, Matt Swanson*, Ian Gil*, David Koenig* and Casey McDonnell*. *E-Line Media team participating via Skype. Checkout the game trailer available on YouTube.