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March
2011

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Newhalen

Newhalen (NOO-hale-en) is located on the north shore of Iliamna Lake, at the mouth of Newhalen River. The 1890 census data listed the Eskimo village of “Noghelingamiut,” meaning “people of Noghelin,” … Continued

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March
2011

General Post

Pedro Bay

Pedro Bay (P-droh) is located on the Alaska Peninsula, at the head of Pedro Bay and the east end of Iliamna Lake. Historically, the Dena’ina Indians have occupied this area. … Continued

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March
2011

General Post

Igiugig

Igiugig (ig-ee-UH-gig) is located on the Alaska Peninsula on the south shore of the Kvichak River, which flows from Iliamna Lake. Kiatagmuit Eskimos originally lived on the north bank of … Continued

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March
2011

General Post

Naknek

Naknek (NACK-neck) is located on the north bank of the Naknek River, at the northeastern end of Bristol Bay. This region was first settled more than 6,000 years ago by Yup’ik … Continued