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Students reflect on Elizabeth Peratrovich's legacy


February 21, 2019

Alaska Native Sisterhood elder Marilyn Wilson spoke to students at Friday's assembly.

Haines students from kindergarten to 12th grade described Tlingit civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich as "important," "awesome" and "the female version of Martin Luther King Jr."

"She's the one that made everybody be together," said kinderg...

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