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Thursday, July 16 • 12:20pm - 12:40pm
Exploring Indigenous History in When Rivers Were Trails

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This presentation explains how the educational video game, When Rivers Were Trails, fills in the missing elements of American history by introducing an Indigenous perspective to the narrative. Traveling across the northern United States, the players meet with many others on your journey, hunt for food, forage for berries, canoe beaver and rock infested waters, and fish. If you do not care for your wellbeing, then you may join your ancestors sooner than you think!

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Nichlas Emmons

Program Officer, Indian Land Tenure Foundation
Indian Land Tenure Foundation since 2014. In this role, he manages the foundation’s education programs, including the Lessons of Our Land curriculum, the development of the video game When Rivers Were Trails, the Treaty Signers Project, the Tribal Land Staff National Conference... Read More →

Thursday July 16, 2020 12:20pm - 12:40pm EDT