Native Village of Eagle
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
Official Tribal Name: Native Village of Eagle
P.O. Box 19, Eagle, AK 99738
Email: [email protected]
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Han Kutchin Athabascan
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Alaska Native Regional Corporation: Doyon, Limited
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Alaska Native Association: Tanana Chiefs Conference
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.
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.
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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