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Martin Middle School 2016-17 Stories

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

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During the 2016-17 school year, Texas Folklife producers worked with Martin Middle School Innovation Academy students on a series of short radio stories. These stories cover a full range of school folklore and community heritage.

During the 2016-17 school year, Texas Folklife producers worked with Martin Middle School Innovation Academy students on a series of short radio stories. These stories cover a full range of school folklore and community heritage.

“Stories from Deep in the Heart” is supported in part through grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art; the Shield-Ayres Foundation; the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division and Department of Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs Grant for Technology Opportunities (GTOPS); and generous support from the Austin Independent School District and KUT News 90.5. Additional support from The University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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During the 2016-17 school year, Texas Folklife producers worked with Martin Middle School Innovation Academy students on a series of short radio stories. These stories cover a full range of school folklore and community heritage.

“Stories from Deep in the Heart” is supported in part through grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art; the Shield-Ayres Foundation; the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division and Department of Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs Grant for Technology Opportunities (GTOPS); and generous support from the Austin Independent School District and KUT News 90.5. Additional support from The University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs.
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6 Pieces

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Students at Martin Middle School talk about the role of religion in their lives.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:56
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A student-produced story through Texas Folklife about the importance of tamales to family.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
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Students from Martin Middle School in Austin, Texas explore the legend of the Chupacabra. Produced by Martin students with Stories from Deep in the...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:01
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Two students talk about life coming to the U.S. from the Congo.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
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Kids at Martin Middle School discuss what Dia de los Muertos means to them.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:11
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The return of the legend of Martin Middle School's resident spirit, as told by a new generation of students in Austin, Texas.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:29