Initiative For Indigenous Futures

Creative Computation: Introduction to Programming – Kahnawake Survival School

  • Location: Kahnawake Survival School, Kahnawake, QC
  • Date: February – May, 2016
  • Duration: weekly 2-hour sessions 
  • Instructors: Sebastian Alvarez, Jason Edward Lewis

Overview: This workshop held at Kahnawake Survival School introduced youth participants to the basics of programming. Participants learned about computational theory, the Processing coding language, and the practice of object-oriented programming to create graphical and interactive applications. Learning the basic building blocks provided the participants with a strong base to continue to hone their coding skills and practice more advanced programming.