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Alaska civil rights leader touted for new $10 bill

...late Elizabeth Peratrovich, a Tlingit, to be featured on the bill.Peratrovich's testimony before the Alaska Territorial Senate is credited with helping in the passage of the territory's Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945, nearly 20 years...

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Juneau honors Peratrovich, celebrates Native traditions

Elizabeth Peratrovich silenced the floor of the Alaska Territorial Senate in 1945 when she shamed legislators into passing an anti-discrimination act. Cecelia Kunz, who knew Peratrovich and worked...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021704/loc_peratrovich.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1914, Seven of the eight members of the Territorial Senate were hanged in effigy at Cordova because of their vote supporting a railroad from Seward. In 1935, The new building of the Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021703/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1914, seven of the eight members of the Territorial Senate were hanged in effigy at Cordova because of their vote supporting a railroad from Seward. In 1935, the new building of the Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021705/sta_20050217014.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1914, seven of the eight members of the territorial Senate were hanged in effigy at Cordova because of their vote supporting a railroad starting at Seward. In 1935, the new building of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021706/sta_20060217005.shtml
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Peratrovich legacy continues to grow

...would often talk about Feb. 8, 1945, the day Native rights activist Elizabeth Peratrovich testified before the Territorial Senate. Sound off on the important issues at "My grandmother was so proud to be in the same room with them that day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021507/loc_20070215016.shtml
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One-woman Peratrovich play to premier in Juneau

...writing a play about the Alaska Native activist's historic anti-discrimination testimony in front of the 1945 Territorial Senate. But something unexpected happened. "As fate would have it, something I had never thought about was how much...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021405/loc_20050214002.shtml
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This Day in History

...In 1909, James Wickersham was seated as the third delegate in the U.S. Congress from Alaska. In 1939, the Territorial Senate killed a bill appropriating $14,000 to subsidize radio stations in the Territory of Alaska to "disseminate facts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030404/sta_dih.shtml
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This Day in History

...In 1909, James Wickersham was seated as the third delegate in the U.S. Congress from Alaska. In 1939, the territorial Senate killed a bill appropriating $14,000 to subsidize radio stations in Alaska to "disseminate facts and information...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030407/sta_20070304014.shtml
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This Day in History

...In 1909, James Wickersham was seated as the third delegate in the U.S. Congress from Alaska. In 1939, The Territorial Senate killed a bill appropriating $14,000 to subsidize radio stations in the Territory of Alaska to "disseminate facts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030403/loc_history.shtml
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