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Nanili

1 May, 2019

We know learning how to code can be tough. It’s a complex concept with its multitude of various attributes, programming tools and endless possibilities of creations. With that in mind, we set out to create a video game that ...

Brandon Bunnie

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Brandon Bunnie

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Using Digital Tech To Explore The World Around You

18 April, 2019

Digital technology can be a powerful tool to connect us and help us make sense of important environmental issues within our world; opening our minds to see the world from a new perspective in hopes to inspire and create change. ...

Jennie Cross

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Jennie Cross

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CanCode 1 Reflections

4 April, 2019

Pinnguaq started hosting ‘Code Clubs’ in 2012 in Pangnirtung, NU. Centred around the idea that the more we could empower youth to create with technology, the more opportunities would be available and open to them in life. Over the following years, ...

Ryan Oliver

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Ryan Oliver

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Storytelling With Chemical Reactions

27 March, 2019

When I was first learning about TWINE I started by examining a game, within the program, called “A Dark Room”. It gave me a good understanding of the capabilities of TWINE, it’s simple yet keeps your attention and was ...

Michelle Jilesen

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Michelle Jilesen

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The Pinnguaq Lifecycle

21 March, 2019

March 12, 2013 was the day we were formally incorporated as a Canadian, not-for-profit organization. We had been on the journey for close to a year before that but this was the moment that marked our legal birthday, and the date from ...

Ryan Oliver

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Ryan Oliver

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Encouraging Creativity Within Your Science Lessons

14 March, 2019

March is Youth Science Festival Month so it’s fitting that we are exploring how to incorporate technology, like TWINE, into science lessons! When I first learned about TWINE my mind ran wild with the possibilities, especially in a classroom ...

Michelle Jilesen

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Michelle Jilesen

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Started From The Bottom, Now She’s Here

7 March, 2019

My name is Alyssa Amell and I work at Pinnguaq as a Jr Environment Artist. Within my role as a Jr. Environment Artist, I model and texture compelling assets that will later be used in video games and online projects. ...

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Alyssa Amell

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Beneath Floes Developer Donates Income To Inuit Ilagit

29 May, 2018

Something new is coming to te(a)ch! Kevin Snow is a writer, storyteller, Twine developer, and a member of Bravemule, a US-based game company. A few years ago he created a game called Beneath Floes which is about the ...

Ryan Oliver

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Ryan Oliver

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Mushkegowuk Partnership

2 May, 2018

During the process of applying for the CanCode grant, we were approached by the Mushkegowuk Council – which provides support for Attawapiskat First Nation, Chapleau Cree First Nation, Fort Albany First Nation, Kashechewan First Nation, Missanabie Cree First Nation, Moose Cree ...

Ryan Oliver

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Ryan Oliver

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