Tell Your Family’s Story

By Anne Shimojima Of all the storytelling projects I’ve been involved with in the last thirty-plus years, none has been more meaningful, more revealing, or more personally satisfying than the story of my own family’s journey from Japan to the United States and their incarceration during World War II. But it was a surprising turn …

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Contributed Stories

Living in Paradise: A reflection from a story workshop with refugees in Australia. by Donna Jacobs Sife © When working with personal stories, it is the moment that I search for. Not a chronology of life experience which so easily becomes ‘and then…and then.. and then’ which doesn’t grip the heart, or even truly tell …

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Play with a Purpose

by Karen Chace ©2017 “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.”  – Fred Rogers From the moment my students stepped into the room for the after school storytelling program, ‘after school’ being the operative words, I was …

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Sharing And Creating Stories In A Mental Health Recovery Centre

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING Sharing And Creating Stories In A Mental Health Recovery Centre © Lillian Rodrigues-Pang Once a week I offer a storytelling workshop at a local mental health recovery centre. For one hour I share a range of traditional stories from around the world with whoever is able to …

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