National Juneteenth Observance Foundation
                         Celebration of Freedom

                         

Alaska

Alaska recognizes Juneteenth as a State Holiday or State Holiday Observance through a Bill, House Resolution, Senate Resolution or Joint Resolution
Rep. Lisel McGuire - (*contact Alaska Juneteenth State Director, Dino Allen -   907-834-7542 or 907-350-1811)(passed 2001)


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National Juneteenth Theme
:
"Together we will see Juneteenth Independence Day
become a National Holiday in America!"




 

    Dick Griffin and Dr. Myers presenting Gov. Sean Parnell               Dick Griffin (trombone)  concert with Ron Myers (paino)     Dr. Myers & Bishop Dave Thomas receiving an Alaskan flag             with the book, "Juneteenth a Celebration of Freedom".                                   & Dirk Westfall (bass)                                   flown over the state capital on October 28, 2009 in Juneau, AK                                                                                                                                                                                           by Lt. Gov. Craig Campbel in honor of the African American                                                                                                                                                                                               army engineers who brought down the wall of segregation in the                                                                                                                                                                                        U.S. military.

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