by John Aldrich
Setting up the show represents the culmination of a year's work by many volunteers who have spent countless hours to preparing for this day. During the course of 5 or 6 hours, the Snow Park Lodge is transformed into a dazzling display of Navajo culture.
The early scene at the Lodge seems like one of chaos with boxes scattered everywhere. This disarray is quickly converted to order. A jumble of electrical cords seems an apt metaphor for the initial scene:
The final reward of all the volunteer work is seeing the show ready for the public. But an additional bonus is the lunch featuring a selection of delicious sandwiches prepared by Jean Glazer: