Photos from: Alaskans celebrate Native civil rights advocate Elizabeth Peratrovich

Amy Lou Blood, of Ordway's; courtesy Alaska State Library - Historical Collections

Alaska Territorial Gov. Ernest Gruening (seated) signs the anti-discrimination act on Feb. 16, 1945, in Juneau, as Elizabeth Peratrovich stands by, along with (from left) Sen. O. D. Cochran, Rep. Edward Anderson, Sen. Norman Walker and her husband, Roy Peratrovich.

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