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A Goodbye

Instroctors, Instructor

Hello Dragons Students, As you settle back into your lives on campus we encourage you to keep in mind where your water comes from and the history of Payahuunadü. From our conversations with Monte to the The Water Board and with the ranchers, we......Read More

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Maria, Participant

Yak of the Week

On the second day of the Sierra Nevada trip, we went on a hike to Lake Sabrina. Although I mainly went for the scenery and guaranteed pretty pictures, the experience made me realize the effects of the area’s water shortage on a deeper level......Read More

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Nature and Humanity

Stanley, Participant

NATURE – We embarked on an impromptu winter trek into the Inyo National Forest and visited the beautiful Lake Sabrina. The forest was incredibly beautiful with its trees, rocks, and creeks covered in deep snow. We spent several hours......Read More

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A beautiful view

Ben, Participant

After one of our learning trips to meet with Monty, a member of the Bishop Paiute, we had the option of going to a former Japanese internment camp or take a hike. I chose the hike and it was really fun and beautiful, the views were very nice. There......Read More

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My experience

Chris Chung, Senior, Participant

Yak of the Week

Entering the Dragons Trip, I was initially doubtful that I’d be able to have a good time. I had no friends on the trip with me, and I was also the oldest one attending. It felt like a huge waste of time and I seriously considered cutting my......Read More

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A lovely time

Matt, Participant

Over the past five days, I had a very pleasant and fulfilling experience of being able to see breathtaking sceneries but also meet people of native decent. Apart from the sceneries, we learnt about the deeper issues of the fight of water rights......Read More

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Snow Fun in the Eastern Sierra!

David Haffeman, Dragons Admin

Hello Friends and Family, The group had a full day of fun in the sun and snow! They woke up from their cozy cabins at Cardinal Village and headed up near Mammoth where the massive granite peaks rise from the Owens River Valley. The group rented snow......Read More

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Webb Group Arrived Safely at in Bishop

David Haffeman, Dragons Admin

Hello Friends and Family, The group arrived safely last night at their lodging in the mountains outside of Bishop. They do not have cell service at their lodging but they will during the days when they head out for their days activities in the Owens......Read More

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Pre-Course Prompts – Sharing a StoryMap

Hannah (Instructor), Participant

Hi Webb Students, We hope this message finds you well–and as excited for this program as we are! It’s hard to believe that our adventure is just a few days away. To start getting in the mindset for our time together and the themes we will be......Read More

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Instructor Intro: Jeff Wagner

Jeff Wagner, Participant

Hello! My name is Jeff Wagner, and I’m excited to be one of  your instructors for our upcoming trip to the Eastern Sierras. I grew up in a city devoid of water. At least that’s how it was a hundred and fifty years ago, before tunnels,......Read More

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Unplugging to Connect

Vincent Giannotti, Participant

Hi Dragons! We’re so excited to meet you all in just a few days! One thing that might be on your mind this week as you start to say goodbyes and make final preparations for this adventure is our technology policy and what it means to be traveling......Read More

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Hello from Atieno!

Atieno, Instructor

My name is Atieno Ouma (she/her)  and I will be one of your course instructors for our next upcoming adventures in Bishop. I was born in Kenya, grew up in Massachusetts and have been living in New Mexico for the past ten years. This will be my 5th......Read More

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Hello!

Vincent Giannotti, Participant

Hello Everyone! My name is Vincent (he/him) and I am incredibly excited to be meeting all of you very soon! I first fell in love with the Eastern Sierra while I was attending Pitzer College. During the weekends and holidays I wold travel up 395 and......Read More

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Welcome!

Amina, Dragons Admin

Greetings, Webb Students! It’s exciting to introduce you all to the Webb Schools and Where There Be Dragons Yak Board for the upcoming February installment of the course series, “Turtle Island: Landscapes of the West”! We are thrilled to be a......Read More