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Akiachak Native Community

Akiachak is a Yup’ik Eskimo village with a fishing and subsistence lifestyle. It has a strong traditional community and was the first city in Alaska to dissolve its city government in favor of the Native village government. The sale, importation, and possession of alcohol is banned in the village. The area was used by the [...]

Native Village of Afognak

The Native Village of Afognak is a federally recognized Alutiiq Alaska Native tribal entity, originally native to the island of Afognak. The Good Friday Earthquake of 1964 resulted in the relocation of surviving members of the village of Ag’waneq on the island of Afognak. A new village, Port Lions (named for the Lions Club who [...]

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