Indigenous Cultures: From Observing to Experiencing, from Videography to 3D VR Immersion

Wednesday, October 24 | 11:30AM–12:20PM | Grand Ballroom C, 2nd Floor (Sheraton Hotel)
A challenge arises in making digital information and communication technologies accessible to indigenous communities. From digital preservation of cultural and historic artifacts to embedding culturally sensitive materials in academic courses, technology can become a double-edged sword: it can be deployed to obfuscate a critical analysis of how "communication" is understood as meaningful by First Nations themselves.


  • Linc Kesler

    Director & Associate Professor, First Nations Studies Program, The University of British Columbia
  • Uli Rauch

    Professor (retired), The Learning Centre, University of Trinidad and Tobago

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