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Civil rights activist remembered at WHS

 

February 28, 2019

Elizabeth Peratrovich

When one thinks of the civil rights movement, there are several names that come to mind. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks are two well known people who were influential civil rights activists. The fight for civil rights has not just been limited to the lower 48, though.

Alaska has its share of important civil rights figures, as well. One such figure, Elizabeth Peratrovich, was recently remembered in an assembly at Wrangell High School last Tuesday.

The assembly was put together by the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood, two organizations that were important to the...



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