Wampum.Codes

Wampum.Codes

Artist and Technologist Amelia Winger-Bearskin interviews native and indigenous people who make cool things with new technologies.


Super-Group - Indigenous Tech, Indigenous Knowledge: Wampum.codes as a model for decolonization
May 1 • 96 min
Indigenous Tech, Indigenous Knowledge: Wampum.codes as a model for decolonizationIn this public panel, Amelia Winger-Bearskin brings together Indigenous artists, technologists and knowledge keepers to discuss how we can take an ethical approach to tech…
Bug Juice / Native Reality [TV]: A conversation with artist Eve-Lauryn Little Shell LaFountain
Apr 6 • 138 min
Imagine being a 13 year old girl in the 90s and entering an AOL chat room where everyone is pretending to be YOU! The 90s:, dial-up, Rainbow Bright, and Eve LaFountain ‘single handedly bringing down Disney’s first reality TV show’.In this episode Amelia…
Weirdness with MorningStar
Mar 23 • 82 min
Me and MorningStar Angeline (MorningStar Angeline Wilson-Chippewa) get weird, wild and wonky while discussing her acting career, directorial debut and working crew on weird native films. Most importantly we talk about how she is The Local Pedestrian…
Little Chief: A conversation with Erica Tremblay
Mar 23 • 77 min
In this episode I chat with the director of the short film Little Chief, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2020. Me and Erica are both from the Seneca-Cayuga Nation of Oklahoma and we chat about our ancestral land, the Cayuga language, shape…
Wild Wild Film Fest: A conversation with Dawn Borchardt
Mar 23 • 67 min
We talk about Artificial Intelligence, quarantine, Coded Bias, and how wildlife trafficking has contributed to the the COVID-19 pandemic.Dawn also talks about her film projects, her own podcast and her 3rd annual Freeland Film Festival in Green Lake,…
Comedy in the age of Quarantine: A conversation with comedy writer and performer Joey Clift
Mar 20 • 76 min
The Shelter in Place order hit Los Angeles yesterday and comedy writer Joey Clift has already got jokes. Join us as we muse on life during shelter, how to help fellow artists friends, and talk Tig Nataro Twitter takeover. Joey also has a lot to say…
Decolonizing Community Care in Response to COVID-19: A Conversation with Jade Begay
Mar 18 • 75 min
Jade and Amelia talk about Jade’s recent article for NDN Collective “Decolonizing Community Care in Response to COVID-19”, life and love in the age of quarantine. We catch up on Jade’s VR projects, 180 videos, magic and taking care of yourself.
Rock Hands with “Roo”: a conversation with DeLesslin “Roo” George-Warren
Mar 13 • 89 min
In the second episode of Wampum.Codes Amelia Winger-Bearskin chats with DeLesslin “Roo” George-Warren about “Rock Hands” and naming new technologies in traditional native languages, wry tours of the Smithsonian, how native youth are the best and how not…
Deep Space Natives: a Conversation with Asha Veeraswamy
Mar 6 • 60 min
Amelia and Asha (two native Seneca women) talk about hacking tech for communal experiences, eating pancakes with virtual beings, transforming native casinos into Deep Space 9 and building an AR App for Theater geeks at an incubator on Broadway, NYC baby!