Monica Peters on developing her VR program “Kakwitene VR”

Monica Peters is a virtual reality developer who grew up and lives in Akwesasne. She primarily focuses on work related to indigenous people, including VR development aimed at teaching users Mohawk language. Developing her program “Kakwitene VR” was extremely difficult because there are no Mohawk speech engines, a technology that allows computers to understand spoken language. Monica did her best to create a hack with Kakwitene VR, and is committed to preserving Mohawk language through coding.

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