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Mural unveiling


Brian Varela / Petersburg Pilot

The Petersburg Arts Council and Petersburg Indian Association unveiled a recently commissioned mural of Elizabeth Peratrovich in front of the Petersburg Courthouse on Monday. PIA Board Vice President Brenda Norheim, Alaska Native Sisterhood Petersburg Camp 16 President Barbara Erickson, Tlingit Scholar Dianne Benson, Local Artist Janine Gibbons, past magistrate judge Debra O'Gara and PIA Administrator Tracy Welch all gave speeches recognizing Peratrovich and her work with Alaska's Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945. The mural will be placed on the front wall of the courthouse when workers have...

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