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NEWS Capital City Weekly KILLISNOO ISLAND - The Orthodox bishop of Alaska stood in a forest as a young man from St. Paul Island quietly wept.

Memorial to the Forgotten

Martin Stepetin digs a hole for a memorial post at the Killisnoo Island Aleut cemetery May 31. Stepetin, an Aleut from St. Paul Island, helped emplace a memorial for the Aleuts from Atka Island who died during their WWII evacuation from the Aleutian Islands. Almost 10 percent of the evacuees died during their internment by the federal government.
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Martin Stepetin digs a hole for a memorial post at the Killisnoo Island Aleut cemetery May 31. Stepetin, an Aleut from St. Paul Island, helped emplace a memorial for the Aleuts from Atka Island who died during their WWII evacuation from the Aleutian Islands. Almost 10 percent of the evacuees died during their internment by the federal government.
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