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Alaska Native Voices from WWII Are Focus of Historical Project

Elderly woman and young woman sit smiling, side-by-side

Dr. Holly Miowak Guise, an Inupiaq woman raised in Anchorage and Unalakleet, has spent years gathering oral histories of the World War II era from Alaska elders. The Alaska Native experience during the war, Dr. Guise says — an experience that was, for many, one of hardship and struggle — is a subject discussed very little in the school system.