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‘Spanish Influenza’ claims millions of lives
American Indians and Alaska Natives are among the tens of millions who die in the Spanish Influenza ...
More Indians are born than die
For the first time in 50 years, more Indians are born than die, as federal appropriations for medical ...
American Indians volunteer for WWI
Though not yet U.S. citizens, more than 10,000 American Indians serve in the U.S. Army and more than ...
Federally funded hospital planned for Alaska Natives
Congress appropriates funding for a 25-bed hospital in Juneau to provide care for Alaska Native patients.
Alaska Natives must renounce cultures to become citizens
Chapter 24, Session Laws of Alaska, recognizes Native peoples as citizens of the Territory of Alaska ...
The Alaska Native Sisterhood is established
Following the formation of the Alaska Native Brotherhood in 1912, Alaska Native women meet in the Tlingit ...
Schools must keep children healthy, Commissioner states
American Indian parents grow anxious about the safety of sending their children to government boarding ...
Tuberculosis quarantine advised on reservations
Office of Indian Affairs physicians urge Indian agents on reservations to quarantine Native persons ...
Alaska Natives organize to seek rights
Twelve Alaska Native men and one woman create the Alaska Native Brotherhood to preserve traditions, ...
Territory of Alaska gains congressional delegate
The Organic Act of 1912 renames the District of Alaska the Territory of Alaska. This status gives Alaska ...