In class, they did role-playing interviews with each other, practicing their interviewing skills going for both factual, short answers and more emphatic and emotional long answers and stories.
The WSU students all spent a few minutes-- and dollars-- paying their tuition bill at the Diné College cashier's office.
Above photo by Chops Hancock.
The group then went out to the Tree Of Life sculpture at the Center of the Diné College campus to take the official group portrait of the 2015 class.
Of course, after the real portrait was done, the group did a goofy one.
Above two photos by Chops Hancock.
The energy level is high in this group, as is the nervousness. The students are all committed to doing a great job and want to make sure they tell the story of their elder's life accurately, ethically and with passion.