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OrcaCon is a tabletop games convention, which includes board and card games, role-playing games, and miniature games. OrcaCon is focused on creating a safe and welcoming space for promoting the tabletop games hobby, supporting diversity in tabletop games, and building a community of both novice and experience game players.

Our Team will be adding more programing and games up through OrcaCon, so keep checking back! 
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Saturday, January 13 • 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Potlatch: A Card Game About Economics

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Potlatch, the game, is a strategic, educational card game based on indigenous philosophies. It is designed to meet K-12 educational standards for teaching about native history, economics, culture, and government. Potlatch, the game, was developed as a community effort with local elders and language experts. The game is written in both English and Lushootseed, the indigenous language of the Pacific Northwest. Game mechanics are based on sharing resources to meet other players’ needs for food, materials, technology, and knowledge.

Your presenter is Jeanette Bushnell. 
Drop-ins welcome! 
Suggested age range is Everyone 6+. 
No experience required; will teach rules to new players. 
Maximum number of players is 5.

Session ID: G-Newcastle-228

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Jeanette Bushnell

ndnplayers games
Dr. Bushnell works with two younger, more game-adept folks at ndnplayer games when she is not teaching at the University of Washington. She has been involved with indigenous activism for over forty years and her academic work is focused on systemic oppressions and indigenous phi... Read More →
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Jonathan S Tomhave

Founder, ndnplayers games
Jonathan Tomhave, PhD is the "middle-child", "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!" ahem, scholar at ndnplayer games, who has the privilege of working on meaningful public scholarship projects. When Jonathan is not at his day job, site manager at the Northwest Indian College, Muckleshoot exte... Read More →

Saturday January 13, 2018 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Newcastle Room

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