Writing Contest Winners

Writing Contest Honorable Mentions

Other top-ranked entries

  • Moodle Doodle by Shaniah Kabigebi of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College


    Strawberry Fields

    Jeremy Chapman

    Choking on ditch weed, riding the clutch, and cranking the Beatles, we were off with Geoff perched on top of his car roof.

  • Dream Colors by Debberona Begaye of Navajo Technical University


    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.

  • Mo by Moriah Thompson of Sitting Bull College


    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.

Art and Photography

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Recent online submissions

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    Scarlett Cortez

    In her farewell blog post for TCJStudent.org, IAIA student Scarlett Cortez reflects back on the past year and what it means to share your lived experiences with others.

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  • Rising Together

    Jasmine Neosh

    Opportunities through agencies like the National Center for Atmospheric Research offer tribal college students professional opportunities, and much-needed place at the table for Indigenous scientists.

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  • 2018-2019 TCJ Student Photo Contest

    TCJ Staff

    Tribal college students submitted photos in the categories of classroom, community, and environment. See the winning entries here.

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