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  • Mo by Moriah Thompson of Sitting Bull College

    Fiction

    Turtle Mountain Blessing

    Celeste Keplin

    As the evening star appeared, the despair that she’d kept locked in a fist grip behind her moved in close, as if the tiny light had beckoned it forward.

  • Mohawk by Patrick Bednark of the Institute of American Indian Arts

    Fiction

    Live How You Wish

    James Hodell

    After a time his anger and embarrassment turned to a melancholic blanket of regret. He now wanted to find relief from his actions more than an explanation for them.

  • Dream Colors by Debberona Begaye of Navajo Technical University

    Fiction

    What’s Better Left Unsaid

    Alyza Grant

    And one day she was sure she’d come to love her baby too. It was a bit of cosmic mercy in the midst of hell.

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