Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace (AbTeC) is thrilled to host storyteller Richard Van Camp as an introduction to the Skins Summer Institute, our upcoming game-development workshop for Aboriginal youth.
Richard Van Camp is a proud member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Nation from Fort Smith, NWT, Canada. He is the author of two children’s books with Cree artist, George Littlechild, A Man Called Raven and What’s the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses?; a novel, The Lesser Blessed, and two collections of his finest short stories, Angel Wing Splash Pattern and The Moon of Letting Go as well asWelcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for Newborns and his first comic book: Path of the Warrior, illustrated by Steve Sanderson.
Richard will be sharing stories that are both empowering and hilarious. Bring a friend.
AbTeC is a Concordia-based network of academics, artists and technologists who are defining and sharing conceptual and practical tools for creating Aboriginally-determined territories within the web sites, games and virtual environments that we call cyberspace.
Date: Tuesday, March 29th
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Place: SCPA Lounge
Room C1-01 (downstairs)
AbTeC gratefully acknowledges Concordia’s Office of Research, the Hexagram Research Institute, the Department of Design and Computation Arts, the Centre for Native Education and the School of Community and Public Affairs for supporting this initiative.