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  • She by Moriah Thompson of Sitting Bull College

    Fiction

    Hunter: Amira

    Chyann Haas

    Amira awoke with a start. Smoke was billowing out of her shattered bedroom window. She scrambled out of her straw bed and made her way to the broken window frame. The sight before her was enough to make an adult cry. Her town was ablaze and the people in the street screamed as if invisible forces were upon them. Her…

  • Untitled by Erik Sanchez of the Institute of American Indian Arts

    Fiction

    Finite Sunshine for a Forgetful Mind

    Angie Brown

    Every morning started out the same in the Lumbee’s home. The familiar sound of bacon sizzling on the stove as the comforting aroma of freshly brewed hazelnut coffee lingered throughout the house. Mrs. L, always ahead of the early bird, would be finishing off breakfast by the time Mr. L and their daughter Katie arrived in the kitchen. “Good morning…

  • Rock by Crystal Teller of Dine' College

    Fiction

    The Cleaning Bot

    Monica Pelcher

    *BEEP BEEP BEEP* The earth-shattering noise of Thomas’ alarm clock beeped, loud enough for the entire house to hear. Thomas tiredly rolled over and hit the snooze for the third time that morning. Five more minutes and I’ll get up, he thought to himself as he slowly dozed back off into his dreams. “Thomas! Get your butt up now or…

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  • Going Beyond the Classroom

    Jasmine Neosh

    Internships and student worker positions can open a wealth of opportunities for tribal college students.

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  • Untitled by Erik Sanchez of the Institute of American Indian Arts
    Finite Sunshine for a Forgetful Mind

    Angie Brown

    Every morning started out the same in the Lumbee’s home. The familiar sound of bacon sizzling on the stove as the comforting aroma of freshly brewed hazelnut coffee lingered throughout the house. Mrs. L, always ahead of the early bird, would be finishing off breakfast by the time Mr. L and their daughter Katie arrived in the kitchen. “Good morning…

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  • Self Reflection by Casandra Artichoker of Sinte Gleska University
    Forgotten Gender

    Garrison Bennett

    Gender comes and goes in different forms. Don’t feel lost or bad because this is what you are. To the ones that tried to force us out or forget us; you thought wrong. We are here to stay, together we are one. We will fight for what’s right because we’re not the forgotten gender. But the one to be forever…

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