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  • 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…

  • SOMEWHERE IN THE FOG BY PRAIRIE ROSE SEMINOLE

    Poetry

    Somewhere in the Fog

    Prairie Rose Seminole

    I was lost and trying to get home There was a heavy cool thickness clouding visibility Silhouettes walked out of the dark greyness into the light that surrounded my every step and move People, and faces peering out through the windblown thickness of the fog Each looking at me as if I knew what to do Their faces pleading, “take…

  • 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…

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week: A Step Forward

    Scarlett Cortez

    Mental health issues don’t just go away and they can’t be covered by a cast or bandage. But whatever you are feeling is valid, and you shouldn’t be ashamed.

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  • Just Keep Pulling!

    Celina Gray

    Sometimes it’s important to remind ourselves to be present in the moment and see to our responsibilities and duties.

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  • ABUELITA Y YO
    Who We Are

    Scarlett Cortez

    Be proud of your skin and all your ancestors who came before you.

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