Peter Metcalfe's A Dangerous Idea: The Alaska Native Brotherhood and the PDF

By Peter Metcalfe

Decades sooner than the marches and victories of the Nineteen Sixties, a bunch of Alaska Natives have been making civil rights historical past. during the early 20th century, the Alaska local Brotherhood fought for citizenship, vote casting rights, and schooling for all Alaska Natives, securing unheard-of victories in a contentious time. Their unified paintings and felony prowess propelled the Alaska local Claims cost Act, one of many largest declare settlements in usa history.

A harmful Idea tells an ignored yet robust tale of Alaska Natives combating for his or her rights less than 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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