Truth be told: if you’re going to visit Waan Aelon in Majol, you will learn a thing or two or tree. Yes. Tree. WAM has been utilizing different trees in its mixed curriculum of classes in the morning and hands on craft work in the afternoon. The trees are transformed into canoes, multiple government emblems, grinders, Maui-style hooks, checkerboards, and other crafts.
This week, students and instructors are nearing completion of a canoe that will be displayed at the new MIMRA building — suspended from the ceiling — similar to the one being displayed at the International Conference Center in Majuro.
Read more about this in the September 21, 2018 edition of the Marshall Islands Journal.