Google on Wednesday commemorated Alaska aboriginal rights advocate Elizabeth peratrovich through doodle, who played an important role in creating the first anti discrimination law in the United States. Doodle marks the day of 1941, when peratrovich and her husband launched their campaign to end discrimination in Alaska. They wrote a letter to the governor protesting against a sign on the door of a hotel in Juno, Alaska, which said “no natives are allowed to enter.”. < / P > < p > peratrovich is a member of Alaska’s indigenous Tlingit tribe. She was born in 1911, a period of rampant apartheid in the territory. She was adopted as an orphan when she was young and went to university in Bellingham, Washington. < / P > < p > she married in 1931, and 10 years later, she moved to Juno with her husband Roy and their three children. There, they face discrimination in trying to secure housing and access to public places. They petitioned the state government to ban the then common “no dogs or aborigines” sign. < / P > < p > “the boss of the Douglas Hotel doesn’t seem to realize that our Aboriginal boys, like white boys, are willing to sacrifice their lives to protect the freedom they enjoy.” They wrote in a letter to governor Ernest gruening. < / P > < p > the governor agreed and passed an anti discrimination bill, but their first attempt failed in 1943. Over the next two years, they continued their activities, and when the second bill entered the Senate in 1945, Elizabeth peratrovich took the stage in public consultation. < / P > < p > she said: & quot; I would not have thought that I would have to remind the gentlemen with 5000 years of civilization behind me to pay attention to our bill of rights. &Her words caused wild applause in the gallery. < / P > < p > after years of hard work, Mr. and Mrs. peratrovich witnessed the passage of Alaska’s anti discrimination act in 1945, nearly 20 years earlier than the historic 1964 Civil Rights Act passed by Congress. In 1988, the Alaskan legislature designated February 16, the day when the act was signed in 1945, as Elizabeth peratrovich’s day to commemorate “her brave and unremitting efforts to eliminate discrimination and realize equal rights in Alaska.”. Apple extends AppleCare + purchase period: users can decide within 60 days