Media School students conducted 15 interviews with 33 different local participants over 3 days. They were asked to select short clips from each of their interviews and pair it with visual material they gathered throughout the week. Their completed projects are a combination of short videos, photo slideshows, and photo clips that collectively comprise Chapter 2 of "Stories from Caribe Sur", an ongoing participatory oral history project that activates local citizens to be the creators of their own public archival content.
The Rich Coast Project Presents: ROJOVIOLETA
a participatory short fiction film about the connection between people and the environment in the South Caribbean of Costa Rica made with and for young people from Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa RicaRead More
Students from The Media School at Indiana University began a week of service learning with a story exchange using the methodology developed by Narrative 4, a nonprofit dedicated to "building a community of empathetic global citizens who improve the world through the exchange of personal narratives."
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Stories from Caribe Sur is a project produced collaboratively by the Rich Coast Project, members of the communities of southern Caribbean Costa Rica, and students from The Media School at Indiana University. The first chapter Sur includes six podcasts that were co-produced by student volunteers from the Indiana University Media School, local story facilitators from Talamanca, and members of the Rich Coast Project staff.Read More
From September 2nd to 4th, 2017, Hidden Garden Ethnobotanical Sanctuary inaugurated its new Bush Medicine Circle with the First Annual Afro-Botany Conference. In a traditional style, they celebrated with a gathering of elders, teachers, students, plant lovers and community members, sharing wisdom as well as food, music, dance and ceremony.Read More
El 25 de abril de 1981 un grupo de estudiantes del Colegio Agropecuario de Talamanca realizamos una visita a la población de Amubri, ubicada en el distrito de Bratsi, dentro de la Reserva Indígena. La visita se hizo con el fin de concocer las costumbres y usanzas de los indígenas.Read More
We worked with a group of 12 local kids from Puerto Viejo to develop a short fiction film about the connection between people and the environment in the South Caribbean of Costa Rica. A team of communications students from the University of Costa Rica offered workshops on storytelling, script development, casting and production. The kids then filmed this short film... COMING SOONRead More
We spent the 2016-2017 year based in Puerto Viejo, continuing the growth of the South Caribe Roots Archive and working with students from Caribe Sur, San Jose and Indiana. We welcomed new volunteers, received 501(c)(3) nonprofit status, and produced three participatory media projects with local residents.Read More
View a slideshow video of photographs contributed by Christina Zingrich to the South Caribe Roots Archive.Read More
Kids from Caribe Sur are making a movie and they need your help!
Jóvenes del Caribe Sur están haciendo un cortometraje de ficción, y necesitan su ayuda!Read More
Ten local youth are in the process of making a movie with the help of Fer Segura and Dani Hernández, communications students who are rejoining the Rich Coast Project to complete their practicum at the University of Costa Rica.Read More
On the second day of the 2017 Alternative Break Program in Puerto Viejo, half of the group of Indiana University Kelley School of Business students volunteered at the First Baptist Church, right in the center of town.Read More
On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, students from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University visited the Hidden Garden Wellness Center to help construct an African Sacred Grove.Read More
Students from the Kelley School of Business are returning to Costa Rica for the third year through a partnership between the Rich Coast Project and Kelley Initiatives for Social Impact.Read More
Students from the University of Costa Rica (UCR TCU 127) joined the Rich Coast Project in Puerto Viejo for a week of participatory video and photography aimed at documenting local Puerto Viejo history and culture.Read More
Photographs from the South Caribe Roots Archive are on display at the Casa de la Cultura in Puerto Viejo.Read More
A photographic comparison of the crossing at Parquecito in Puerto Viejo, 1983 and 2017.
Una comparación fotográfica del cruce Parquecito en Puerto Viejo, 1983 y 2017.Read More
Republicado de Nuestra Talamanca Ayer y Hoy (1983)
Por Maritza Rugama, Presidenta del Gobierno Estudiantil, 1981-1982, Colegio Agropecuario de TalamancaRead More
Durante los años 1981 y 1982, los alumnos de décimo años del Colegio Técnico Profesional Agropecuario de Talamanca participaron en un proyecto especial, con el propósito de rescatar las historias, las costumbres y las raíces culturales del pueblo talamanqueño. Salieron del colegio con grabadoras, cámaras y cuestionarios, en busca de personas mayores que les pudieran contar las experiencias vividas.Read More