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  • A PRAYER FOR PIESTEWA BY VICKI ALBERTS

    Poetry

    A Prayer for Piestewa

    Vicki Marie Alberts

    We fought for our land We fought for our survival   Today they told us that We, were the warriors modern day heroes armed with education every group of people need some education in order to succeed, but one thing they forgot to mention was that some would still pick up a gun in the name of freedom. This poem…

  • GOING AWOL BY RUDELL TWO BULLS JR.

    Nonfiction

    Going AWOL

    Rudell Two Bulls Jr

    It is a hot and sunny summer in Farmington, NM. The day is nice enough for a bike ride along the Berg Park Animas River trail. Too bad today is not the day to partake in these outdoor opportunities. Especially when my work schedule demands eight hours straight of doing the same thing every day. The Red Apple Transit has…

  • 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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  • 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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