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Fighter in Velvet Gloves Book Æ 80 pages Download ☆ “No Natives or Dogs Allowed” blared the storefront sign at Elizabeth Peratrovich then a young Alaska Native Tlingit The sting of those words would stay with her all her life Years later after becoming a seasoned fighter for euality she would deliver her own powerful messa“No Natives or Dogs Allowed” blared the storefront sign at Elizabeth Peratrovich then a young Alaska Native Tlingit The sting of those words would stay with her all her life Years later after becoming a seasoned fighter for euality she would deliver her own powerful message one that helped change Alaska and the nati This is a wonderful nonfiction account of the early days of the civil rights movement The life of Elizabeth Peratrovich should be mandatory reading in history curriculums It is a short text that explains the significance of Peratrovich's act

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Ation Today Alaska celebrates Elizabeth Peratrovich Day every February 16 and she will be honored on the gold one dollar coin in 2020 Annie Boochever worked with Elizabeth’s eldest son Roy Peratrovich Jr to bring Elizabeth’s story to life in the first book written for young teens on this remarkable Alaska Native wom A few years ago a student came to me looking for a book on Elizabeth Peratrovich to use for a report I was sure we must have one Imagine my surprise when the only book I could find about her was an old obscure small publication intended for grown ups and almost impossible to come by Someone I said needs to write a book about Elizabeth Peratrovich for kids Finally someone did It was so interesting and well written with lots of supporting photos Now I have something I'd be proud to hand to a student What I'd like to see next a picture bookBy the way if you don't know who Elizabeth Peratrovich is which is entirely possible if you aren't from Alaska look her up She was a tough and determined lady well ahead of her time in the uest for civil rights

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Fighter in Velvet Gloves On forever In 1945 Peratrovich stood before the Alaska Territorial Legislative Session and gave a powerful speech about her childhood and her experiences being treated as a second class citizen Her heartfelt testimony led to the passing of the landmark Alaska Anti Discrimination Act America’s first civil rights legisl Important and interesting subject matter really clunky writing Feels like a list of facts than a narrative