Kanesatake sisters develop video games to promote Kanien’kéha – CBC
Sep 08, 2022
Kahentawaks and Wennekerakon Tiewishaw are semi-finalists in the Pow Wow Pitch competition
Sisters Kahentawaks and Wennekerakon Tiewishaw grew up playing video games with their siblings, and now they’re making their own games that are rooted in Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) culture, stories, and language.
“Having video games be such a big part of my childhood, it would have been super helpful to be able to play games in Mohawk to reinforce the things I was learning,” said Kahentawaks, who is from Kanesatake, northwest of Montreal.
“I just want to be able to provide those things for the next generation.”
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