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Women On Equal Footing At Indigenous Comic Con

Dec 31, 2016

The first Indigenous Comic Con took place in November 2016 in Albuquerque. One this episode Megan Kamerick features interviews with an array of Native women working in comics, game design and multimedia including Arigon Starr, Renee Nejo, Johnnie Jae and Jackie Malstrom of A Tribe Called Geek, Elizabeth LaPensee and Kristina Bad Hand. They're using these different media to explore serious issues in their communities like identity, survival and cultural preservation. But they're also having a lot of fun.

Arigon Starr
Credit Courtesy Arigon Starr
Johnnie Jae and Jackie Malstrom from A Tribe Called Geek talk about defeating zombies on the reservation
Credit Megan Kamerick
Kristina Bad Hand and Renee Nejo
Credit Megan Kamerick
Elizabeth LaPensée
Credit Courtesy Elizabeth LaPensée