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By Peter Metcalfe

Decades ahead of the marches and victories of the Nineteen Sixties, a gaggle of Alaska Natives have been making civil rights background. during the early 20th century, the Alaska local Brotherhood fought for citizenship, balloting rights, and schooling for all Alaska Natives, securing unheard-of victories in a contentious time. Their unified paintings and criminal prowess propelled the Alaska local Claims payment Act, one of many greatest declare settlements in usa history.

A harmful Idea tells an missed yet robust tale of Alaska Natives struggling with for his or her rights below American legislations and information one of many infrequent successes for local american citizens of their approximately two-hundred-year attempt to outline and safeguard their rights.

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By Peter Metcalfe

Decades ahead of the marches and victories of the Nineteen Sixties, a gaggle of Alaska Natives have been making civil rights background. during the early 20th century, the Alaska local Brotherhood fought for citizenship, balloting rights, and schooling for all Alaska Natives, securing unheard-of victories in a contentious time. Their unified paintings and criminal prowess propelled the Alaska local Claims payment Act, one of many greatest declare settlements in usa history.

A harmful Idea tells an missed yet robust tale of Alaska Natives struggling with for his or her rights below American legislations and information one of many infrequent successes for local american citizens of their approximately two-hundred-year attempt to outline and safeguard their rights.

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