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Indigenous Game Devs Roundtable: Un-Tokened by Us Day 1: Mentor and Colleague Connection

Meagan Byrne  (Owner, Achimostawinan Games)

Sadekaronhes Esquivel  (Artistic Director, Achimostawinan Games)

Date: Thursday, July 22

Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass, Career Development Pass

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

This Roundtable is a place for Indigenous Game Developers to formally introduce themselves and projects to others working in this space within the industry. Meet Indigenous devs and hear the stories of what it takes to make a space in an industry where there are few Indigenous peoples, the nitches developers have made or found for themselves, the hurdles, setbacks, and triumphs of indigenous Developers and what they would like to see change along with ideas on how to realize that change.


Attendees are here to share their stories with the Indigenous game dev community as well as network and find each other.

Intended Audience

The talk is aimed at any parties interested in the Indigenous experience and community in the games industry.