Organized Village of Grayling

Grayling is located in Interior Alaska on the west bank of the Yukon River, east of the Nulato Hills. It is 18 air miles north of Anvik. Garyling is home to Holikachuk and Ingalik Indians.

Official Tribal Name: Organized Village of Grayling

Address: P.O. Box 49, Grayling, AK 99590 Phone: 907-453-5116 Fax: Email: Official Website: Traditional Name / Traditional Meaning: Alternate Names / Spellings: aka Holikachuk Recognition Status: Federally Recognized Alaskan Ethnic Group: Indians Alaskan Native Culture: Holikachuk and Ingalik Indians Alaska Geographical Region: Alaska Borough / Census Area: Alaska Native Regional Corporation: Doyon, Limited Alaska Native Villiage Corporation: Hee-Yea-Lingde Corporation Alaska Native Association: Tanana Chiefs Conference Tribal Council: Agency: Related Tribes: Language:

Location:

Grayling is located in Interior Alaska on the west bank of the Yukon River, east of the Nulato Hills. It is 18 air miles north of Anvik.

Village History:

In 1900, the U.S. Revenue steamer Nunivak reported 75 inhabitants, a store, and a large woodyard to supply steamers. Between 1962 and 1966, 25 families moved from Holikachuk on the Innoko River to Grayling. Holikachuk was prone to annual spring flooding, and low water levels made the return trip from Yukon fish camps each year difficult. The city government was incorporated in 1969.

The People:

As of 2012 the population was 178. Government:

Climate and Topography:

The climate of Grayling is continental, with long, cold winters and relatively warm summers. Temperature extremes range between -60 to 87 °F. Annual snowfall averages 110 inches, with 21 inches of total precipitation. The Yukon River is ice-free from June through October. Transportation Services and Facilities: Local Governmental Services: Other Services and Utilities: Schools: Employment / Economy: Income / Poverty Level: Housing: Clans / Societies: Tribal Flag: Tribal Emblem: Legends / Oral Stories: People of Note: In the News: Further Reading: