His Was a Fight for the Land

05122016_John-Borbridge_UAFTlingit leader John Borbridge Jr. died Tuesday. He was a significant player in the campaign for Alaska Native land rights. “We wanted land. That was the dream I had for our people. Land. It is cruel to be living in the midst of beautiful land, land that belonged to the Forest Service, belonged to the state of Alaska or territory of Alaska,” Borbridge had said.

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