Peratrovich mural to be unveiled
July 2, 2020
The Petersburg Arts Council and Petersburg Indian Association will be unveiling a mural of Elizabeth Peratrovich on Saturday at 10 A.M. that will hang in front of the Petersburg Courthouse.
The unveiling of the mural will coincide with Peratrovich's birthday on July 4 and the release of her 2020 Native American $1 coin.
Plans for a mural of Peratrovich first began to form about two years ago when news broke that she would be appearing on a U.S. coin. At the time, Malena Marvin, of the Petersburg Arts Council, and PIA Administrator Tracy Welch were talking about the lack of native represent...