Located on the Nushagak River, New Stuyahok (STOY-a-hook) is 52 miles northeast of Dillingham and 12 miles upriver from Ekwok. In Yup’ik, is spelled “Cetuyaraq,” meaning “place to go downriver.” This gives insight into the community’s history, having moved twice further downriver during the last century. The community of around 500 residents has a school, medical clinic and airstrip that receives regular and charter flights.