Organizations unite to celebrate legacy of Elizabeth Peratrovich


Local and state Alaska Native organizations came together last Wednesday evening for a digital celebration of the life of civil rights activist Elizabeth Kaaxgal.aat Peratrovich on the day commemorating her life.

Speakers came together over Zoom to honor Peratrovich’s titanic efforts to fight discrimination against Alaska Natives.

“Today we recognize Elizabeth Peratrovich and the Alaska Native Sisterhood alongside Roy Peratrovich and the Alaska Native Brotherhood in their years of advocacy to pass the Anti-discrimination Act of 1945,” said Daphyne Albee, grand president of the ANS. “The words of Elizabeth Peratrovich not only moved the members of the Senate but continue to encourage us as we fight for equal rights

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