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  • TEACH YOUTH about Digital Stories

    TEACH YOUTH about Digital Stories

    The National Music Centre and Hidden Story Productions partnered to put together a travelling roadcase that will make its way to rural elementary schools across Alberta. Inside the students will find tools to tell their stories of music. Here’s one of five mini-videos we shot to introduce schools to digital storytelling.

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  • FEATURE DOC in Progress

    FEATURE DOC in Progress

    Elder in the Making is a feature documentary about a Blackfoot Indian named Cowboy and a Chinese-Canadian going on a roadtrip on Treaty 7 territory to explore their shared heritage. We’ve just finished principal photography and are working on it in post. Follow us on http://elderinthemaking.com or at http://facebook.com/elderinthemaking.

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  • LCBTQ and Other Important Letters

    LCBTQ and Other Important Letters

    Not having a lot of experience with the LGBTQ community and what even those letters really mean, I gained new perspective when interviewing people for Yiorgos’ Acts of Greatness project. Gender flexible and androgynous were just a few of the terms I learned. More revealing was their struggle to define themselves when the mainstream ran counter to their instincts. But isn’t that what more of us are facing? Often the mainstream doesn’t make sense and we have to challenge and […]

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  • Elder in the Making

    Elder in the Making

    :An aboriginal and a settler go on a Treaty 7 roadtrip Over the last year I have been getting to know the cast and crew of the Making Treaty 7 theatrical production. Seeing native and non-native actors, playwrights, dancers, and musicians studying, exploring, and expressing the stories surrounding Treaty 7 was eye-opening. How many of us know anything about our heritage here in Southern Alberta? Can we see how it shapes us today? If the sold-out workshop presentation at the […]

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  • Making Treaty 7 – A Hidden Story

    Making Treaty 7 – A Hidden Story

      Sometimes the most important hidden story is the one concealed right underneath your local history books. All my life I have lived on Treaty 7 land and know not a single fact about it. I was born in Montreal with a Chinese heritage, but I grew up here in Calgary. Sure, I read something about small pox wiping out most of the indigenous population. Yet for the most part I had this sense that there was no history here. […]

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Chris Hsiung
chris@hiddenstory.ca
403-660-2187