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Shasta Stories is a community centered documentary series highlighting the humanity, history, humor, and fortitude of Siskiyou County locals & culture

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Two men of different ages share that the best way to understand America is to walk across it.

The Walkers
     From Here to There, By Foot__
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Michigan born man hitchhiked west and became a mayor who makes sushi at his facetiously eponymous pub.

'Handsome' John Redmond
     The Mayor Who Makes Sushi__
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Recently deceased Vietnam vet talks about working at the mortuary, sharpening knives and his own death sentence. 

Bob Kemp
     Life and Death of a Sharpener__
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Two women from Germany tell of surviving WWII as children and how they remain playful even in their old age.

The Germans
        Humor, Even Through War____
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A blind man from the Cherokee's Bird Clan plays his flute, throws tomahawks, and chops wood.

Two-Leaf Meadows
        A Visionary of the Spirit ____
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The Skizers
        Geezers Who Ski ____

First hand stories of the last seventy years of skiing on Mount Shasta.

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The Travelers
        Our Backyard Gypsies ____

Past stories and current feelings of what it means to be a hippie in Mount Shasta.

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Rich Edwards
____The Richest Man in Town____

An artist painting in Mount Shasta since the late 1980s.

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Bev Wilson Hoffman
       A Shepherd of Crystals___

Owner of The Crystal Room plays singing bowls and minds the Universe.

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Ross Sanders
       A Chip Off The 'Ol Block___

A third generation logger tells of his near death experiences.

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A gypsy tarot reader shares her world travels
and how she escaped her Hollywood life.

Katie 'Mambo' Heflin
     Online With The Divine Since '69__
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James Cannon
____An Irrefutable Truth____

Video librarian and owner of Couch Critics, Mount Shasta's living video store.

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A jovial carpenter straddles various decades amidst his trains, phones, and automobiles.

Jim Chambers
      The Old Fart of Mount Shasta__
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Scott & Dianna Betton
___A Love Story of a Musician & a Poet___

Dianna plays piano while Scott tells how they met and how they live.

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Joyce Oliver
___A No-Nonsense Doer of a Woman___

Owner of the Weed Mercantile since 1996 and part of Weed's active history.

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Peter Mt. Shasta
__A Man Named After The Mountain__

Author and spiritual pillar who renamed himself after the mountain.

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President of the Eagle's Lodge in Dunsmuir, a gold panner, and a Bar-room Olympian.

John 'Scruff' Case
      A Man With A Heart of Gold__

Trailers for Season I & II

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This series has been funded out of pocket by Autie Carlisle as a gift to the city where she grew up.
Any additional donations are welcome and will be used to complete or continue the rest of the Shasta Stories series.
Thank you.


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