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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • NOODIN AND GIIZHIK BY GRACE ROBERTS

    Fiction

    Noodin and Giizhik

    Grace "Gidagaakoons" Roberts

    There once was a pup that belonged to a large pack of ma’iinganag (wolves), he was called Noodin (wind) because he wandered like the wind. He was covered in dark tan fur with black on his back. Noodin wandered around the forest, wherever his nose led him. He was a loner and had a bad temper. Sometimes, Noodin revealed a…

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  • BODY BEAUTY
    Body Beauty

    Scarlett Cortez

    As we don our shorts and tank tops this summer, allow people to embrace the skin they’re in-their stretchmarks, scars, body rolls, and all-not just the parts we deem acceptable.

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  • JUST AROUND THE RIVER BEND
    Just Around the River Bend

    Celina Gray

    With stability comes security, which is why change can be so hard. But change is constant and necessary.

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  • GRADUATION CLASS OF 2018
    Something to Celebrate

    Scarlett Cortez

    There is no cookie-cutter mold for a college student. Everyone must go at their own pace.

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