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  • COMFORT? BY ALICE ROSE CROW

    Nonfiction

    Comfort?

    Alice Rose Crow

    You rise in false triumph to face the unfamiliar church full of people—clusters of Bristol Bay and Tundra families—gathering with a smattering of bible-carrying city congregants who bend toward the shadows of your church on an early Friday afternoon. The folks welcoming me warmly had come in from the sunshine to pay respects to our ilung who hadn’t heeded repeated…

  • NOODIN AND GIIZHIK BY GRACE ROBERTS

    Fiction

    Noodin and Giizhik

    Grace "Gidagaakoons" Roberts

    There once was a pup that belonged to a large pack of ma’iinganag (wolves), he was called Noodin (wind) because he wandered like the wind. He was covered in dark tan fur with black on his back. Noodin wandered around the forest, wherever his nose led him. He was a loner and had a bad temper. Sometimes, Noodin revealed a…

  • THE COMING OF BIG FOOT BY MARY BAKER

    Fiction

    The Coming of Big Foot

    Mary Baker

    There was once a young man named Strikes Twice. He was at the edge of the village chopping wood when he heard a cry coming from a forbidden part of the woods. No human was ever to cross through this forbidden area. The piercing scream startled him, it almost sounded like a baby, and he felt that he had to…

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  • The Bark Gallery

    Chad Wall

    Spot and Eddie were walking side by side at an art gallery. They were walking in a bright room with various paintings on the walls.

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  • WASHINGTON, DC, TRIP TO NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION AND NASA'S GODDARD SPACE HEADQUARTERS
    I Am an Ancestor’s Dream

    Celina Gray

    Change, especially institutional change, takes time-and instead of just throwing our hands up in the air we should take it slow, each of us has our own roles to play.

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  • My Brother Knows God

    Chad Wall

    My name is John and I am four. I have a big brother and he is five and a half. Nick knows all about everything and he even knows God. We spent all day playing outside. “What’s that?” I asked while pointing up high. He looked up at the bright yellow circle up in the sky. “That’s God’s heart,” he…

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