This discussion will focus on how storytelling has brought together generations and cultures. By linking the histories of our Hakka ancestors to our living global community, we will discuss the relevance of the past to our present and future identity as Hakkas, a complement to the rich genealogical/historical work that will be presented. Participants will work with Felicia Chang, CEO of Plantain, Inc., a Trinidad-based company which focuses on helping people capture their life (his)tories by interweaving oral histories with historical context/genealogical research and pairing this with beautiful design. This interactive session will help people tell their own stories as oral, written and video narratives. Be prepared to record some of your own stories over the course of the two-day NY Hakka Conference!
- Felicia Chang, CEO, Plantain, Inc.