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Dwight Gagnon

in Waterville

Horace Hildreth's Elephant

PRESENTED ON JUL 12, 2018
IN WATERVILLE @ VOL 28

Dwight Gagnon shares his story of Hildreth's elephant, a reoccuring fixture in his life. 

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Stories for History

BY TEAH ABDULLAH
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

There is a value in recording and writing about the things around us for future historical understanding. Teah Abdullah of Songket Alliance, a consummate reader, writer and appreciator of stories gives her take on why we should start telling ours.

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The History of Telling Good Stories

BY JAIME GUTIERREZ
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 10, 2016

Storytelling is what makes us human. Jaime Gutierrez explores the methods we use to tell stories and provides examples of great storytellers throughout history.

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Digging into Louisiana's History

BY CHIP MCGIMSEY
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 20, 2016

Chip McGimsey dives into Louisiana state’s 10,000 year human history, highlighting how we can work together to preserve that history and make our stories available.

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Elephant tourism: spectacular shows or silent suffering?

BY KATIE GRIMMOND
@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Katie Grimmond is completing her MSci in Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. She is interested in animal behavior, cognition, and welfare. Her presentation is about the welfare of elephants used in tourism in Thailand.

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Making Quilts

BY LAURIE LABAR
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Laurie LaBar shares her story of making a recreation of a historic quilt. 

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The Elephant

BY ALAN DENYER
@ VOL 35 ON JUN 07, 2018

In 'The Elephant' Alan Denyer will tell us about his latest plans to follow on from the huge success of running the CET popup venue.

 

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Northern Elephant Seals of Point Reyes National Seashore

BY RHIANA MEADE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 20, 2018

Rhiana Meade presents Northern Elephant Seals of Point Reyes National Seashore.

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History Made Personal

BY ANTHONY ARONICA
@ VOL 15 ON OCT 19, 2018

Anthony Aronica personalizes the land of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation with stories of fishing with his father and of his grandmother's love.

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How ‘Our Stories Project’ is Turning Oral History Into an Experience

BY KRIS HERBERT
@ VOL 39 ON APR 27, 2019

Kris Herbert is a journalist and storyteller. Through her most recent work, she is exploring the ways that stories connect people and places. Kris started Our Stories Project in 2016 in Lyttelton. Primary school children have interviewed people who grew up in Lyttelton and those interviews have been recorded, curated, edited and mapped to places. The first 13 story experiences are now available via the Our Stories Project app. In this PechaKucha, Kris shares some of the stories she has encountered through this project and some things she has learned along the way. It is a journey of empathy, connection and the power of storytelling.