Object Name: book
Subject: Russian Orthodox Church
Accession Number: 73-27
Description: paper; ink; printed; bound
Descriptive Narrative: TLINGIT OLD & NEW TESTAMENT READER from St. Nicholas Church,...
Portrait photograph of Peter Reader. This was taken when he served as a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, held in Fairbanks at the University of Alaska, November 8, 1955 - February 6, 1956.
Title from donor notes. Full donor notes read: "Milton Swan, long the lay leader of the Kivalina congregation, as the first Inuit ordained deacon by the Episcopal church. He was later ordained priest, again a first for the church."