Kahentawaks Tiewishaw

Kahentawaks Tiewishaw

Art Director
Revital Software

Kahentawaks is a Mohawk multidisciplinary artist from Kanehsatake. Her practice includes 3D modeling, illustration, game making, and sculpture. Formerly the Skins Workshop Associate Director for Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace (AbTeC) and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures (IIF), a research-creation network based at Concordia University, she is now the Art Director of Revital Software, a language revitalization game studio. She graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts specializing in Computation Arts. Kahentawaks is deeply interested in video games as a vehicle for Indigenous culture and experience, as well as their capacity to facilitate the healing of intergenerational trauma.

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Workshop: Using Technology to Build a Sustainable Indigenous Business

Interactive session.

Presented by National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) and Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Technology is a key tool to ensuring your business is sustainable. Join this panel to learn about how three Indigenous women are utilizing technology in their business, as a means of economic, environmental, and social sustainability.

This session will be moderated by Rowda Mohamud of BDC and will include speakers:

  • Michaelee Lazore, Founder of Sequoia
  • Kahentawaks Tiewishaw, Art Director of Revital Software
  • Natalie Dusome, Founder and Designer of Poppy and Peonies