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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…

  • 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…

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  • The Stories We Share

    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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