Be a part of history: NIC wants your story

North Idaho College wants to help you tell your story.

From now until April 15, NIC interviewers are seeking out participants for the “Stories of the Gathering Place” project. Storytellers are asked to tell a two-minute story on camera about an experience they had that relates to the Fort Ground neighborhood and NIC area, which has traditionally been a “Gathering Place” for centuries.

“There are so many important stories out there that we want to preserve for future generations,” said Max Mendez, NIC Cardinal Connections director.

The two-minute interviews are modeled after National Public Radio’s Story Corp. project, whose mission it is to record, preserve and share the stories of our lives. After they are recorded and compiled, the interviews will be made available on a website, on campus, and on Idaho Public Access TV.

For more information or to register to share your story, visit or call (208) 769-3275.

This event is part of the annual NIC Cardinal Connections Symposium, which connects campus and community through shared learning about issues relevant to today’s world.

Gathering Stories

North Idaho College Technology Coordinator Andy Finney sets up the camera in the NIC studio to film Cardinal Connections Director Max Mendez recently. This same studio will be used to film storytellers.

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NIC Cardinal Connections Director Max Mendez, (208) 769-3275 or  

Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

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