Native women earn approximately $.58 cents on the dollar of white, non-Hispanic men.
In 1988 the Alaska Legislature designated February 16 as Elizabeth Peratrovich Day in honor of her advocacy efforts to eliminate discrimination and bring about equal rights to Alaska. Elizabeth Peratrovich is credited with advocating for the passage of Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945, the first anti-discrimination law in the United States. Elizabeth was an Alaskan […]
Mental health affects everyone regardless of culture, race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. In fact, 1 out of every 5 adults in America experience a mental illness. American Indians and Alaska Natives in particular, experience higher rates of living with a mental health condition, compared with their counterparts. However, critical issues are faced by all minorities in […]