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The Way We Were


November 30, 1916: The Fourth Annual convention of the Alaska Native Brotherhood convened at Wrangell on Tuesday in St. Philip’s gymnasium. Owing to the stormy weather the attendance is not as large as was expected. The Alaska Native Brotherhood is becoming an important organization, and its influence on Native life is manifest. Wrangell is therefore proud to be host to its Fourth Annual convention.

November 28, 1941:

Shakes Island is now officially in the domain of the Interior Department in charge

of the Office in Indian Affairs. Transfer of custody of the Island which was restored...

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