Caroline Running Wolf is a citizen of the Apsáalooke (Crow) Nation who was raised and educated in the USA, Germany, and Canada. Caroline is a language activist and XR producer dedicated to supporting Indigenous languages and Indigenous data sovereignty. Towards that goal Caroline co-founded the First Languages AI Reality (FLAIR) initiative and also serves on multiple advisory boards where she champions the inclusion of Indigenous knowledges. As co-author of the Indigenous Protocol and Artificial Intelligence Position Paper and in speaking engagements, Caroline is an advocate for Indigenous data sovereignty, data justice, and AI ethics. Caroline’s PhD research at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada partners with Kwakwaka'wakw communities and explores potential applications of immersive technologies (AR/VR/XR) and artificial intelligence (AI) to effectively enhance Indigenous language and culture reclamation.
01:00 PM - 01:25 PM
Michael Running Wolf | McGill University
Caroline Running Wolf | University of British Columbia