A day with the Native Americans

I spent a day with Fabian and Letitia Jensen, both Native Americans residing on the Grey Mountain within the Navajo Nation. I also met Jason, Fabian's nephew, who showed us around his Hogan that he and his father built from scratch. The Navajo Nation is a territory covering more than 70,000 square kilometers. This is … Continue reading A day with the Native Americans

Finally in Flagstaff, Arizona

My month-long fellowship will be with the Coconino County in Flagstaff, Arizona. It has a population of only about 75,000. Flagstaff has a strong tourism sector with an estimate of more than 20,000 visitor arrivals per year, due to its proximity to Grand Canyon National Park, Oak Creek Canyon, the Arizona Snowbowl, Meteor Crater, and … Continue reading Finally in Flagstaff, Arizona

My first time in the USA

After almost 24 hours travel time, the Filipino fellows arrived in Washington D.C. on the evening of October 10th. Since most of us were exhausted, only Marc Almario and myself went outside to walk a bit and find a pharmacy where we can buy some personal supplies that we needed. Our first day in DC, … Continue reading My first time in the USA