Alibi V.20 No.32 • Aug 11-17, 2011 
Jake Foreman (fifth from left) and students from the Native American Community Academy

News Feature

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.

Miss Diagnosis

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 and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happens to someone else.


Go On and Smell It

Lavender Distillation Demo

A fascinating demonstration as lavender oil is captured through steam distillation.



March For Our Lives

Students and supporters march to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and to bring awareness to end gun violence and mass shootings in schools.