Organized October 7, 1982, Natalia Shelikof Chapter derives its name from the courageous wife and partner of Grigor Ivonovitch Shelikof, founder of the Russian Colonies in America. Together the Shelikofs established the first permanent settlement at Three Saints Bay, Kodiak Island in 1784 while pursuing the fur trade.
Natalia Shelikof was influential in establishing schools, developing agriculture, and bringing the Russian Orthodox Church to Alaska.
Several geographic names commemorate this capable visionary woman in Alaska.
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- ALASKA, or OUR BEAUTIFUL EMERALD ISLE - KODIAK Kodiak
Island is located in the Gulf of Alaska, 250 air miles southwest of Anchorage.
"God, Home and Country"
salute the pioneer women who had the foresight to bring the National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution to the "Last Frontier" of
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