Who was Elizabeth Peratrovich?
A member of the Tlingit nation who fought for equality on behalf of Alaska Natives.
When was Elizabeth Peratrovich active?
Elizabeth Peratrovich brought the anti-discrimination bill before the Alaska Senate while representing the Alaska Native Brotherhood/Sisterhood in 1945.
Where did Elizabeth Peratrovich help?
Elizabeth Peratrovich’s courageous, unceasing efforts led the way to eliminate discrimination and bring about equal rights for Native Alaskans.
What can we learn from Elizabeth Peratrovich?
We must stand up in the face of injustice. Let us never take our rights for granted and draw power from our past.
How do we carry on Elizabeth Peratrovich’s legacy?
Speak up for yourself and our people if you experience or witness discrimination.