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  • 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…

  • GOING AWOL BY RUDELL TWO BULLS JR.

    Nonfiction

    Going AWOL

    Rudell Two Bulls Jr

    It is a hot and sunny summer in Farmington, NM. The day is nice enough for a bike ride along the Berg Park Animas River trail. Too bad today is not the day to partake in these outdoor opportunities. Especially when my work schedule demands eight hours straight of doing the same thing every day. The Red Apple Transit has…

  • 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…

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  • Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

    Celina Gray

    Dips in the road like being fired or a spell of procrastination and lack of motivation can create mishaps. What really makes a difference is how we rise.

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  • SANTEE FRAZIER SERVED AS GUEST EDITOR FOR THE 2017 TCJ STUDENT EDITION
    TCJ Student Writing Contest Winners Announced

    TCJ Staff

    Tribal College Journal has announced the winners of its 2017 TCJ Student creative writing contest. This year, the contest brought in scores of entries from tribal college and university (TCU) students from around Indian Country. Author and poet Santee Frazier (Cherokee Nation) is serving as guest editor of TCJ Student, selecting the top entries in the categories of fiction, nonfiction,…

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  • Gone but Never Forgotten

    Celina Gray

    Depression and silence walk hand in hand, and sometimes the only remedy is communication and human connection.

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