OurWorlds held a panel at Comic-Con Special Edition over Thanksgiving weekend. The panel, titled “Native American Comics and Culture with Extended Reality and 360 World Building,” was moderated by OurWorlds founder, Kilma Lattin and featured renowned Native comic artist, Ricardo Caté in conversation with notable Native American leaders in San Diego:
Kilma Lattin, Founder, Executive Producer, OurWorlds; Pala Band of Mission Indians
Ricardo Caté, cartoonist, creator of the daily comic strip Without Reservations, Kewa Pueblo
Cody Martinez, Chairman, Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
Brandie Taylor, Vice-Chairwoman, Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel
Johnny Bear Contreras, sculptor, San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians
Alec Calac, President-elect, Association of Native American Medical Students, Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians
The panel discussed the intersection of Native culture and technology over the generations, and how emerging technologies are providing a new platform for Native American comic arts and storytelling.