Native American Heritage Month Walter Soboleff

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2009

Age: 100.

Tribe, moiety, clan: Tlingit, Raven, Dogsalmon.

Residency: Juneau.

Positions: Board member and shareholder of Sealaska Corp., CEO and board member of Kootesnoowoo Corp., board member of Shaanseet Corp.

Hobbies: Tlingit language, Tlingit culture.

Quote: "Being Native means stability of character because of the family values which always helped the family to hold this organization on this earth. It also means honor, respect, sharing, sacrifices, self determination, good humor, respect of nature, respect of yourselves and respect of others."

• The Juneau Empire will profile a different member of Juneau's Alaska Native community each day during November. To be profiled, e-mail editor@juneauempire.com. Please include a name and phone number.



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