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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…

  • SOMEWHERE IN THE FOG BY PRAIRIE ROSE SEMINOLE

    Poetry

    Somewhere in the Fog

    Prairie Rose Seminole

    I was lost and trying to get home There was a heavy cool thickness clouding visibility Silhouettes walked out of the dark greyness into the light that surrounded my every step and move People, and faces peering out through the windblown thickness of the fog Each looking at me as if I knew what to do Their faces pleading, “take…

  • 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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  • Comfort Zones

    Celina Gray

    We students are like the poles of a tipi, leaning on each other for stability-especially as we find our own niche outside of our comfort zone.

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  • The Longest Journey

    Celina Gray

    By investing in yourself and your education, tribal college students are contributing to the resilience of Native communities.

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  • BAD SPIRITS
    Bad Spirits

    Celina Gray

    Avoiding the pitfalls of addiction can be a challenge for Native students, but the tribal community can serve as a safety net.

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