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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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  • A Storm is Brewing
    A Storm Is Brewing

    Celina Gray

    Coping with assault is never easy. But sometimes the written word can help.

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  • Spirit Week

    Celina Gray

    As stewards of education, our elders have made lasting impacts for Native students today. We should learn from them and honor them.

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  • What’s In Your Wallet?

    Celina Gray

    Divestment and informed investment are ways that we as Native people can discourage corporate oppression of tribal sovereignty.

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