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Native American Tribe Uses Video Games for Learning

The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana gives other Native American tribal entities something to 'shoot' for: creating an immersive 3D environment to increase education and awareness of Indigenous culture. The tribe worked with Red Knight Learning Systems to create a 3D simulation for their Coushatta Heritage Center. Red Knight developed 3D simulations and interactive exhibits for … Continue reading Native American Tribe Uses Video Games for Learning

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Animation Project: “Chubby Ninja vs. Master Key”

3D Animation Short Summer classes are over at the Academy of Art and for my final animation project, I created "Chubby Ninja vs. Master Key". This was great fun and I learned quite a bit. While there are still some refinements that can be made, I am happy overall with this 12 seconds of 3D … Continue reading Animation Project: “Chubby Ninja vs. Master Key”

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Article in Native Peoples Magazine

Published Article An article I've written, "Searching for Indigenous Heroes," about Native characters in video games, has been picked up by Native Peoples magazine. The issue hits newsstands soon, so pick up yours or order it online today! Here's the description from the Native Peoples website: "Viewpoint: The author outlines the history of Indigenous heroes … Continue reading Article in Native Peoples Magazine

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Native American 3D Hologram Portraits on YouTube

One Step Closer to Star Trek's Holodeck? While this is not exactly what I had in mind when I talk about Indigenous people in 3D media, it certainly is cool...if only the author was Indigenous himself! (It is difficult to tell if this individual is Native, as neither the YouTube nor his website specify any … Continue reading Native American 3D Hologram Portraits on YouTube