Richard Peterson, President of the Central Council Tingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, watches over the opening of the three-day 84th Annual Tribal Assembly at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Richard Peterson, President of the Central Council Tingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, watches over the opening of the three-day 84th Annual Tribal Assembly at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Tlingit and Haida president criticizes budget after Gov shares policy goals

Says proposed state spending doesn’t reflect public safety or education priorities

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