The civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich died at the age of 47. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Activist for Alaskan natives who pushed for the passage of the Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945, the first U.S. law outlawing the practice.
She was adopted at a young page by a Native Alaskan Tlingit couple, and later married Roy Peratrovich, another Tingit.