Email: erin [at] dechinta.ca
Eugene is a Shutagotine Dene artist, hunter, community organizer and crossmedia producer originally from Tulita, Denendeh.
Eugene has worked as a web and social media consultant in content management, branding, digital strategy, public outreach and audience engagement. He is a founding director of the Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival, an advisor on a training and mentorship pilot program engaging urban Aboriginal and First Nations youth in careers in digital technology sectors, and a contributing editor of RPM.fm. Eugene has worked in the City of Vancouver’s Planning and Development Services department, DTES Neighbourhoods Group lending digital media support with the community’s Local Area Planning Process, and as program manager on the Vancouver Dialogues Project, a City of Vancouver initiative aimed at discerning challenges faced by First Nations, urban Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians seeking to build cross-cultural dialogue and collaboration. Eugene is a former communications officer for then W2 Community Media Arts Society, working on projects ranging from social and environmental justice issues to Indigenous media arts showcasing and large-scale event production.
Email: eugene [at] dechinta.ca