T&H President: All Alaska Natives should be in the same canoe
May 17, 2018
Richard Peterson, Central Council Tlingit and Haida President gave an analogy Monday night that all Alaska Natives should be in the same canoe, and if they aren't, they are working against one another. Since Petersburg Indian Association made the final drop from the compact of Tlingit and Haida three years ago and became a self-determining tribal government, their relationship with T&H has been bumpy.
The dinner along with a meeting earlier in the day with the PIA Board was one of the steps in strengthening that relationship and preparing the way for more collaboration between the two enti...