Profile of AK Women’s Hall of Fame Inductee: Vera Metcalf
Vera Kingeekuk Metcalf of Savoonga is set to join an elite group of women, who have made significant contributions to various fields in Alaska. Metcalf is one of ten who will be inducted tonight into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame for the class of 2019.
Alumnae of the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame include hundreds of individuals like Senator Lisa Murkowski, Elizabeth Peratrovich, and the woman who nominated Metcalf, Alice Stevenson Green.
To hear why Metcalf was nominated and selected to join a specific group of distinguished women from all over the state, listen below to this segment of KNOM Profiles.
Image at top: Vera Metcalf and her husband Bob. Photo: KNOM file (2015)
Vera is a great choice for this award as she has worked tirelessly for her people and our rights to gather and hunt our food. Thank you