Author details Alaska civil rights movement

December 6, 2014 10:33 AM

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When Peter Metcalfe was a kid growing up in Juneau, school history lessons about Alaska didn't include the perspectives and contributions of the state's Native residents.

"I grew up in the Juneau school system and I just don't remember being taught anything at all other than the comic book version of Alaska history, which is the Gold Rush, Wickersham — white history," he said.

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