Tony (Lakota & Chippewa-Cree) is an Assistant Professor at WSU as well as a doctoral student in New York University’s department of Media, Culture, and Communication. His research is at the intersection of Native/Indigenous studies and media studies. More particularly, he is interested in Indigenous phenomenologies, play theory, and video game history. He has taught in South Korea, at the Northwest Indian College, The Evergreen State College, New York University, and Washington State University. While he has some video game industry experience as cultural consultant and writer, he prefers making his own little games.