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A man and woman suffered from infertility for two decades. They tried many things to get pregnant with no results. They tried every medication and treatment from modern medicine to tribal ceremonies. The woman decided to fast in hopes of …

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Refraction by Tyson Killsontop of Chief Dull Knife College

Walking Through Ice Alaska

By Brittany Lea Hebert

It started as soon as I left the warm cozy embrace of the cab of my white pickup truck that was parked in the crowded parking lot. The first thing I noticed was the cold—the absolute bitterness of the cold …

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In the few months before cancer took hold of my grandmother, she’d flown down the coast from New York to visit us for one last Virginia summer together. I was about ten at the time and old enough to know …

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NONFICTION

Magical Benson by Tasheana Tenorio of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

A Mother’s Strength

By Shikiya Chase

The world seems still and quiet, almost like everything is in slow motion except for me. People are walking by, always giving a sad nod, like they know why you are there. His dad is on the other side of …

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Sawed-Off Shotgun

By Brianna G. Reed

The late-night, grainy mugshot of the woman with a coy smile tugging at her lips betrayed her name, finally, at the bottom: Brandy Wright. No one knew where she got it at first. No one understood why she felt the …

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Hidden History Now Seen by Daniella James of San Carlos Apache College

Glenora

By teklu

All thoughts of my mother are similarly complicated by one thing. She died when I was fifteen. By the time I was twenty-four, I felt I’d already lived three lifetimes, in just this one life (which I’d always hoped would …

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POETRY

I am from the empty canyon walls underneath and hidden I am from the place where white corn breathes prayer into the morning dawn I am from the place where yellow corn cascades pollen into the evening twilight I am …

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Placid Dusk by Jenae Miller of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

Ogimaag Mitigoog*

By Lucinda Wentworth

Height infused by your majesty Skin rough but breakable or smooth like marble baby Arms stretched out for sun or bent to the earth carefree   Tiny leaves for fingers full of veins and light grasp the rays Make them …

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hūzíwí

By Nelson Alburquenque

hūzíwí waking, spiky ivory scarlet legs emerging under silky deep burrow ancient nightmare web   hūzíwí arms rumbling, lava blood summoning as veins bulge dripping molten dread while finger bark rots fish bone and plastic hen   hūzíwí chest broadening, …

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ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Magical Benson 2 by Tasheana Tenorio of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community CollegeBee by Linda Stevens of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community CollegeLifeaminita by Jenae Miller of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community CollegeMini Monsters by Jenae Miller of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community CollegeUntitled by Geraldine Gordon of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe CollegeMagical Benson by Tasheana Tenorio of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community CollegeHidden History Now Seen by Daniella James of San Carlos Apache CollegeHope by Tyson Killsontop of Chief Dull Knife CollegeMoto Baby by Jenae Miller of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community CollegeRefraction by Tyson Killsontop of Chief Dull Knife CollegeMindful Growth by Lawrence Village Center III of Sitting Bull CollegeHóhonáevose by Calvin Russette of Chief Dull Knife CollegeFaithfully by Lawrence Village Center III of Sitting Bull CollegeSuspended Within Clay by Jonathan Loretto of the Institute of American Indian ArtsA New Generation Begins by Kiana Woody of Tohono O'odham Community CollegeOtá’tavóomeée by Calvin Russette of Chief Dull Knife CollegeNight Sky by Alyssa Nakai - Night of Navajo Technical UniversityMountains by Taheera Old Elk of Little Big Horn CollegeWolf by Taheera Old Elk of Little Big Horn CollegeA Chic on the Rise by Courtney Grammentz of Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish CollegeIn New Surroundings, Remember Who and Where You Come From by Kiana Woody of Tohono O'odham Community CollegeTurquoise, Not Diamonds by Kiana Woody of Tohono O‘odham Community CollegePlacid Dusk by Jenae Miller of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community CollegeTwin Sky by Jenae Miller of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

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