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“The Future is Indigenous: Popular Culture for the Seventh Generation”
October 3, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MARK YOUR CALENDARS cause it’s almost that time! TCU’s 6th Annual Native American and Indigenous People’s Day Symposium, co-sponsored by NISA, is back on October 3rd. This year’s theme is “The Future is Indigenous: Popular Culture for the Seventh Generation” and our keynote speaker this year is Miranda Due. More about the event can be found at the QR code above and on our social media pages in the weeks ahead. See you there!
TCU’s sixth annual Native American and Indigenous Peoples Day symposium will be held on Monday, October 3, 2022. This year’s theme is, “The Future is Indigenous: Popular Culture for the Seventh Generation.” Our keynote speaker will be Miranda Due (Pawnee/Cherokee), an Indigenous interactive producer, artist and speaker. She is originally from Oklahoma and is a proud member of the Pawnee Nation. Miranda attended the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts Interactive Media and Games program and currently works at Unity Technologies. Due has shipped multiple interactive projects, ranging from mobile games, educational games, AR/VR projects, museum exhibits, to most recently AAA games (Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War). In addition to her work as a producer, Due is a driving voice in diversity, equity and inclusion for the games industry and has worked to establish pathways for Indigenous game developers in the industry by being a mentor and establishing the Indigenous Network at Activision. Due served as the Chair of the Los Angeles Chapter of the International Game Developers Association, Diversity and Inclusion Chair of the Women of Cinematic Arts, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Pawnee Nation Museum where she is working with her tribe…