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Welcome to Culturally Situated Design Tools! Here you can create your own cornrow hairstyles, graffiti, Native beading, Latinx leatherwork and more. Each tool will teach you:

  • The local knowledge: how people created their own “algorithms” in weaving, painting, carving, growing and more.
  • The school connection: how to “translate” between the way traditional artisans think about it, and how those topics are taught today.
  • The creative process: how to make your own designs by merging cultural traditions with computing, electronics, 3D printing and more..