360 North Carrying Soboleff Memorial Service

Memorial services for the Reverend Doctor Walter Soboleff will be carried live on statewide television Saturday.

Beginning at 2 p.m., Doctor Soboleff will be remembered at a Grand Camp Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood service followed by a community memorial.

The public affairs channel 360 North will televise the entire event.  Sealaska Corporation and Sealaska Heritage Foundation are sponsoring the special broadcast.

360 North can be seen on GCI cable channel 15 throughout Alaska, and over-the air on KTOO, KAKM and KUAC public television in Juneau, Anchorage and Fairbanks.  360 North is also available on Dish Network and DirecTV, and is streamed on the Internet at www.360north.org.

The “Doctor Walter Soboleff Memorial Page” is available on Facebook for people wishing to post remembrances.   A memorial account has been set up at Wells Fargo bank.

The beloved Tlingit elder and Presbyterian minister passed away on Sunday at the age of 102.

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Rosemarie Alexander is a reporter at KTOO in Juneau.

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