Relay of Voices visits this weekend

By Sabrina Robertson – Thursday, October 10, 2019 – Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — This weekend, Natchez will be the next stop in the “Relay of Voices,” a research project of the non-profit group called A House Unbuilt. The project is spearheaded Victoria Bradford Styrbicki — an artist, athlete and Louisiana native — who began her 2,400-mile journey along the Mississippi River on July 9 in Itasca, Minn. pedestrian-style with jogging shoes, a water bottle and a sophisticated GPS body camera worn while running.ADVERTISING Styrbicki and her team of support staff and regional volunteers are gathering data from Mississippi River communities for future …

Couple travels length of Mississippi River hoping to find ‘What is home?’

By Vicksburg Post staff – Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | Vicksburg Post A couple made their way into Vicksburg Tuesday after running across the Old Mississippi River Bridge. Victoria Styrbiki and her husband, Tom, have been making their way down the Mississippi River as part of the Relay of Voices Expedition — a project spearheaded by Victoria, with the mission to collect individual stories across the Mississippi River region. Growing up in South Louisiana and now having lived in Chicago for the past 10 years, Styrbiki said she began to question, “What is home.” “I wanted to learn about the …