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Parade planned in Juneau to mark the first Dr Walter Soboleff Day in Alaska


JUNEAU, Alaska — A parade is planned in Juneau on Friday in honor of Dr. Walter Soboleff Day.

Lawmakers earlier this year passed legislation designating Nov. 14 of each year in honor of Soboleff, a Tlingit elder and spiritual leader who died in 2011 at the age of 102. Nov. 14 was Soboleff's birthday.

The Juneau Empire reports ( ) the Alaska Native Sisterhood organized the parade, scheduled to begin at a downtown park on Friday morning.

Information from: Juneau (Alaska) Empire,

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