We spent the morning and early noon exploring each other’s culture. At first our students learned some traditional island dance steps. Each move carries a significant meaning from the myths of the islands.
This was followed by a short lesson in how to weave coconut fronds together to create a fish. It was much more difficult than it looked
but we were satisfied with the finished product.
While we were busy making our fish, the students of Tinian were equally busy folding paper cranes, well-known as a symbol of peace throughout the world. We joined them together to create six long chains of cranes that would later be displayed in the Tinian Junior and Senior High School Library.