is located on the west bank of the Kugkaktlik River in the
Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, 85 air miles southwest of Bethel. It lies four
miles inland from the Bering Sea coast. It lies at approximately 59░ 56'
N Latitude, 164░ 03' W Longitude (Sec. 10, T003S, R086W, Seward
Meridian). The community is located in the Bethel Recording District.
The area encompasses 30 sq. miles of land and 1 sq. miles of water.
Yup'ik Eskimos have inhabited the
region for thousands of years. According to early BIA records, the
village was established around 1922.