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The Elizabeth Peratrovich Project: The tools to talk about civil rights

Elizabeth Peratrovich's most famous quote is likely, "I would not have expected that I, who am barely out of savagery, would have to remind gentlemen with 5,000 years of recorded civilization behind them, of our Bill of Rights.
Sen. Murkowski supports gay marriage

WASHINGTON - Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Wednesday said she supports gay marriage, making her the third Senate Republican to do so.
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Arts & Culture event calendar

ART, EVENTS & MUSIC THURSDAY Celebration 2012: Native Artist Market, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sealaska Plaza. Featuring more than 40 booths with authentic Native arts and crafts for sale. Free. Details: 463-4844.
Brown gets national League of Women Voters appointment

With charges of "lies" increasingly common in the ongoing presidential campaign, a Juneau woman is taking a leadership role in both improving the quality of elections - and also of government. Douglas' carolyn V.

THURSDAY, FEB. 14 Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434. "Alaska's Long-lost Apollo 11 Moon Rock," lecture with Steve Henrikson, noon, Alaska State Museum. Free. Juneau Rising, 12-1 p.m.
Alaska State Museum honors Elizabeth Peratrovich with exhibit, lecture

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Joe Benett 1938-2010: Remembering our gentle giant

Joe Bennett died Sept. 17 at the age of 71. A gentler man never walked Bainbridge Island. He always graced us with his smile and kind words. A quiet, thoughtful fellow, Joe connected us with people of the Inside Passage - both in mind and spirit and the waterways between Puget Sound and Gulf of Alaska.
Local lectures, dances, artist market scheduled for Native American Heritage Month

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a noon lecture series, dance performances, and a Native art market to celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November.
Elizabeth Peratrovich Day celebrations to be held

A series of programs in honor of Elizabeth Peratrovich Day will be held on Wednesday. The events are co-sponsored by the Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 and 70 and The League of Women Voters of Juneau.
For Democrat Benson, rural life is better

ANCHORAGE - The finances of Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Diane Benson couldn't be more different from those of GOP counterpart Mead Treadwell.


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