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Grades 9–10
Fantasy/SciFi, Narrative

The Rez Girls Are Powerful!

Navayah, 826 MSP

Navayah has five siblings. She likes to eat French fries. She is a Native American at South High School and she likes dogs.

At my last school we had to have a partner. So this girl, her skin was way lighter than me. She had to work with me but she didn’t want to.

Then she said out loud, “I don’t wanna sit by some rezzy girl.”

Shortly after that an alien came and got her. The aliens took control of her mind. She now liked me!

The alien was a protective spirit. She was passed down to me by my ancestors. I guess you could say I inherited her from my mother. I would summon her when I needed an extra hand.

I do not appreciate being called a rezzy girl. It felt negative. The rez girls are powerful!

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