Native Village of Eagle

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The Native Village of Eagle is on the left bank of the Yukon River, 3 miles east of the City of Eagle, on the Taylor Highway and southeast of the Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve. It is home to the Han Kutchin  Athabascan people.

Official Tribal Name: Native Village of Eagle

Address: P.O. Box 19, Eagle, AK 99738
Phone: 907-547-2281
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Email: [email protected]
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Recognition Status: Federally Recognized

Alaskan Ethnic Group: Indians

Alaskan Native Culture: Han Kutchin Athabascan

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Alaska Native Regional Corporation: Doyon, Limited
Alaska Native Village Corporation: Hungwitchin Corporation
Alaska Native Association: Tanana Chiefs Conference
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Eagle Village is on the left bank of the Yukon River, 3 miles east of the City of Eagle, on the Taylor Highway. The village is southeast of the Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve.

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Eagle is a Han Kutchin Indian village. The early village was called “Johnny’s” by non-Natives, because its chief was known as John. A mining camp was established at the nearby City of Eagle.

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As of 2012, the village population was 74.

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Interior Alaska experiences seasonal temperature extremes. January temperatures range from -22 to -2 °F; July temperatures range from 50 to 72 °F.

Average annual precipitation is 11.3 inches. Ice fog is common during the winter.

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