Janet Burke talks about some of her father’s things on display at the Walter Soboleff Center as her brothers, Walter Jr., center, and Sasha, watch on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Nov. 14 was named Dr. Walter Soboleff Day by the Alaska Legislature in 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Janet Burke talks about some of her father’s things on display at the Walter Soboleff Center as her brothers, Walter Jr., center, and Sasha, watch on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Nov. 14 was named Dr. Walter Soboleff Day by the Alaska Legislature in 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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Soboleff’s sons and daughter loan collection to Sealaska Heritage Institute for display

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Tsimshian Artist David R. Boxley works on a feast tray made out of alder at the Walter Soboleff Building on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Boxley is spending the week demostrating his craft for the Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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