Historical trauma caused by colonization has had generational effects on the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual wellbeing of Indigenous communities. Survivance is a social media game for change that brings players through the Indigenous hero’s journey on a path to recovery through quests and acts of survivance. This paper briefly describes the game prototype and elaborates on the impact it has had on players from the urban Indigenous community in the Portland, Oregon, United States so far.
|2013 • gaming • hero's journey • indigenous communities • Oregon • Portland • serious games • social change • social media • survivance|
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