...acquired territory, was the Tlingits didn't think their ancestral homeland was the Russians' to sell. The military commander in Alaska, Jefferson Davis, served as governor of the area and enforced the rule of the United States with the cannon...
Alaska Native Sisterhood played key role in civil rights struggle
ANCHORAGE - When Helen McNeil went to rent space at the Spenard Community Recreation Center for the Alaska Native Sisterhood's celebration of Elizabeth Peratrovich Day, she was told, ``We've never heard of your organization.'' McNeil, president of ANS Camp 72, shook her head and grinned.
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