workshops on aboriginal storytelling in digital media

Skins 4.0 took place from May 27 to June 14, 2013 at Concordia University in Montreal. During this three-week intensive workshop, participants created a game with some brand new characters. Ienién:te and the Peacemaker’s Wampum follows our heroine, Ienién:te (yeh-YAWN-day), home from University with her brand new Archeology degree, as she is visited in a dream by a bear spirit. The spirit tells her of evil wrongdoings nearby--which only she can set right. Using a combination of the school smarts she brings home from University and the traditional knowledge that she learns from her grandmother in the game, Ienién:te avoids security guards’ flashlights and solves increasingly difficult puzzles to reach an ancient, sacred and powerful artifact-- the Peacemaker’s original wampum. The wampum was stolen by her evil archaeology professor, who is using their power to fuel his own immortality. Only by rediscovering her culture and returning the artifacts can she foil the corporate aspirations of world domination and protect the worlds from the powerful ancient evils they had carelessly unleashed.

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Download / Play Game

Systems that do not meet the basic requirements may experience graphic and performance difficulties such as a low frame rate, choppy shadows and textures as well as delayed action follow-through.

Recommended system requirements:

Game Controls:

Online: Play Ienién:te and the Peacemaker’s Wampum (450 MB)
PC: Download Ienién:te and the Peacemaker’s Wampum (475 MB)

PC Installation Instructions:
  1. Download and Unzip win32 folder to desired location on PC computer
  2. Open the ipw.exe file to launch the game