A great example of social media being used to bring Indigenous experiences and issues to light. The 'sealfie' campaign was launched in reaction to celebrities speaking out against the seal hunt.
It would be a mistake to think of Indigenous peoples as hermetically sealed in some pre-colonial past or as even resistant to every aspect of modern Western culture. In fact, many First Peoples in Canada have seen the benefits of technology and have used it for a number of different purposes: to mobilize their communities, to help preserve their languages, to connect with younger generations of Indigenous youth.
Below you will find links exploring the role of social media in Indigenous resistance, as well as Indigenous language apps, gaming design, and animation.