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 […]
Several American Indian candidates won important races last year, two of which are headed to Congress.
Earlier this month Democratic representatives refiled a bill to allow a federal agency to take land into trust on behalf of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in Massachusetts.