10/14/08 - Spotlight on Alaska can help bring remedy to injustices


McCain's choice of Sarah Palin for his vice-presidential running mate has opened a political window into Alaska. The world is peeking through in hopes of discovering sordid information about Palin's life. A close look reveals approximately 130,000 Alaska Native people facing ongoing violations of their fundamental human rights. Politically speaking, this image, one that Republicans and Democrats alike fail to