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Stories from Deep in the Heart, a project of Texas Folklife

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Stories from Deep in the Heart teaches middle and high school students and teachers how to document their favorite family and community traditions.  Stories from Deep in the Heart is a project of Texas Folklife, based in Austin, TX.

For more, visit:
http://www.texasfolklife.org/storiesfromdeepintheheart.html
http://www.texasfolklife.org
https://soundcloud.com/texasfolklife 

Pieces

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A fascinating look at a new and sometimes controversial folk spiritual tradition to cross over the border from Mexico to Texas. Produced by student...

  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:59
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An introduction to the Seder table. Produced by students at Kealing Middle School for Stories From Deep in the Heart, a project of Texas Folklife.

  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:02
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Youth reporters from Kealing Middle School visit an iconic and eccentric Austin creamery, Amy's Ice Cream.

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 1
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A young athlete reflects on sharing her love of the sport with her grandmother, who nearly passed from ovarian cancer. Produced by youth reporters ...

  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:32
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Youth producer Alexandra Muniz researches the indigenous music & dance style of Mexico's Zapateado.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:49
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Twelve-year old youth producer Vanessa Sanchez explores Mexico's relatively new artform of "Tribal" music, which merges cumbia with traditional Lat...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2011
  • Length: 03:28
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Middle School Youth Producer Alexus Randle investigates the history of Gospel music and why it soothes the soul.

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Oct 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Middle School Youth Producer Paiton Kalina investigates her family's love of Polka music in this humorous and lively first-person essay. Produced w...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2011
  • Length: 05:22
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Youth producer Livia Perry presents a slice of daily life with her hearing-impaired mother.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2011
  • Length: 02:03
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Youth producer Gracia Manzanares' touching interview with her mother about immigrating to the United States and the differences between women in Me...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2011
  • Length: 03:07
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Youth producer Tania Martinez describes punta, a type of music and dance, and how it connects and reminds her of her culture and homeland of Hondur...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2011
  • Length: 05:48
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Youth producer Destry Hall talks about the importance of jazz music and teaching with his high school music teacher and mentor.

  • Added: Sep 23, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Texas Folklife
Youth Producers Adriana Montez, Brittany Garza, Christino Herrera, and Krystof Tellez discover the sacred properties of plants from traditional hea...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:28
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Youth producers Anai Fuentes and Carla Roman describe the process of a traditional Mexican wedding, through interviews with their mothers. Produce...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 1
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PRODUCIDO EN ESPANOL. Las productoras juveniles Anai Fuentes y Carla Roman describen el proceso de la boda Mexicana entrevistando a sus madres. P...

  • Added: May 03, 2011
  • Length: 06:27
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Youth producer and radio DJ Yithzak Ledesma explores his love of Tejano music and interviews a local Tejano DJ. Produced at LBJ High School in Aus...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Mar 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Youth producer Rochelle Smith gets to the real meaning of Thanksgiving with her family. Produced at LBJ High School in Austin, Texas, as a part of...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUT


  • Added: Mar 02, 2011
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Youth producers Oscar Hernandez and Domingo Diaz talk with the person who makes quinceanaras work: the dance choreographer. Produced at LBJ High ...

Bought by KUT and YouthCast


  • Added: Feb 18, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 2