Alibi V.27 No.14 • April 5-11, 2018 
Klarissa J. Peña

Council Watch

One Vote Over the Line

Council moves to decriminalize la grifa

A move to decriminalize cannabis in the city, zoning code issues, autism awareness and safer school crossings dominated the April 2 meeting of the Albuquerque City Council.
Code Talker Thomas H. Begay, Senator Martin Heinrich, Benjamin Nagurski and Navajo Nation President Russell Begay
Corey Yazzie

News Feature

The Hero’s Journey

Heinrich instrumental in code talker’s recognition

When the tide of fascism rose to unbearable levels Adolph Nagurski went out to meet it, using his own culture as a weapon, though having been denied that culture by the large apparatus of the federal government.
The News Monkey

Newscity

New Mexico Environment Department fines LANL over hazardous waste storage; records of Governor Martinez's audit-exempt expenses obtained; Latifah Phillips fired from job as state's assistant secretary for Native American education.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because getting a perk for living in a funny-named place happens to someone else.

Letters

The readers write about voting to change gun policy.

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Earth Day Done Right

Earth Day Celebration

Discover different ocean habitats and how to protect them. Learn about why it is important to buy sustainable seafood. Also make a recycled craft to take home.
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Man's Best Friend

Mini-Maker Faire

Maker Faires showcase lots of cool folks and their projects as they discuss their processes and teaching skills with the public.
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The Slap and Tickle

Spring Type-Out

Experience an outdoor public typewriter gathering using a wide variety of typewriters. Write poetry, start that novel and discover digital detox.
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My Little Donkey, My Little Mule

Rio Grande Mule and Donkey Association All Breed Classic

Support or compete in a great variety of equestrian classes for prizes.  Enjoy donkey races during lunch break. Registration required.
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Co-op-erate as a Community

EarthFest 2018

Tons of local vendors, social and economic justice organizations, artists, environmental advocacy groups, performers and, of course, La Montañita’s delicious deli foods.
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Sexual Healing

Sex and Self-Love for Survivors

Trauma survivors learn to take control of sexuality and reclaim the sense of self through gentle, nurturing techniques. Donations are welcome.
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