By Larry Persily
Wrangell Sentinel 

Peratrovich Day event planned for Feb. 16 at Nolan Center

 

February 7, 2024



The Tlingit & Haida Community Council and Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 1 are co-hosting an event to commemorate Elizabeth Peratrovich Day on Friday, Feb. 16, at the Nolan Center.

It’s been several years since a communitywide event was held in Wrangell to honor the Tlingit civil rights advocate who successfully pushed for the nation’s first anti-discrimination law in Alaska in 1945.

Though events were held at the schools in past years, Sandy Churchill, ANS Camp president, said she has been wanting to do more to honor and remember the late civil rights activist.

“I hope there’s a...



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