Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Native youth group bikes 200 miles on the Trail of the Ancients
Jake Foreman, a member of the Absentee Shawnee tribe of Oklahoma, says riding along the trail is a step toward healing historical traumas. “We’re retracing that route on bicycle and learning from spiritual leaders at every stop,” he says.
Prevention Goes Girlie
Free birth control and other big bonuses
Free birth control was rolled into the country’s coming health care reform at the beginning of August. Yet the suggestion that women ought to have access to preventive measures predictably outraged people who confuse contraception with abortion.
Answer Me This
What do you know about last week?
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Courtesy of Hubbard Museum of the American West via New Mexico Digital Collections
Nisei, The Greatest Generations: Soldiers, Protesters and Prisoners
Stories of the American-born children of Japanese immigrants who grew up during the Great Depression, reached maturity during WWII and served their country in a variety of ways.