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Ahtna, Inc. Urges Support of Senate Bill 78 Establishing May 31 as Katie John Day

Ahtna Athabascan elder Katie John

A bill for an act establishing May 31 as Katie John Day

Katie John Day is established on May 31 of each year to honor Ahtna Athabascan elder Katie John for her mentoring and advocacy in defense of Alaska Native customary and traditional hunting, fishing, and gathering rights. Katie John Day may be observed by suitable observances and exercises by civic groups and the public.

You Can Help by Testifying

The hearing on SB 78 in the Senate State Affairs Committee will be open to public testimony. The meeting is scheduled to start at 1:30 pm this Thursday, April 4th. People who want to testify can either go into a local Legislation Information Office (LIO) or call the off-net number at (844) 586-9085.