About 200 people packed the Ketchikan High School commons on Thursday evening to celebrate the life and legacy of Kaaxgal.aat Elizabeth Peratrovich with the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 14.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Vice President Yeił Atoowu Ginger McCormick, chair of the committee that organized the event, said that folks from all corners of the community came together to honor Peratrovich, an Alaska Native civil rights icon.