Alibi V.21 No.29 • July 19-25, 2012 ››
Traditions heal young Native gang members
Gangs have infiltrated tribal nations, recruiting young people who seek identity. But activists say traditions can heal.
Ortiz y Pino
The Guv’s Crusade of Destruction
Gov. Susana Martinez is not being held accountable for much of what has happened on her watch. Until reporters begin to dig into the consequences of her policy initiatives, the public will continue to hold her in high regard.
Occupy the Alibi
Election or Imposition?
The dinosaurs rule Mexico once again.
The Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, held power in Mexico from 1929 to 2000, using strategies of intimidation, corruption and outright voter fraud to maintain its position as the country's leader. After the opposition party PAN took the presidency in 2000, the PRI became known as "the dinosaurs," representing the antiquated, undemocratic system of the past.
Epic Hide and Seek
A park-wide game of hide and seek, camouflage, deer and wolf and other outdoor games.
Town Hall on Immigration
Discuss policies and the realities of immigration in N.M. and learn about opportunities to volunteer to support immigrant families.
Cinco de Mayo
Performances from Ballet Folklorico Fiesta Mexicana and Mariachi Buenaventura with a presentation on the history of Cinco de May celebrations by Teresa Carpy from Consulado de Mexico en Albuquerque.
Over 50 destination booths, indoor and outdoor activities, live entertainment, food trucks, a beer garden and more.
Kids identify their skills while learning about themselves, how to approach different activities with an economic mindset and find hobbies that are inherently valuable.