Annahootz Mountain

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 57 ° 17' 19" N, 135 ° 18' 42" W
  • Region: Sitka
  • Elevation: 3,540 ft / 1,079 m
  • Parent: Baranof Island

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on N central Baranof I., 16 mi. N of Sitka, Alex. Arch.;

History
Named in 1929 byU.S. Forest Service (USFS)for Sitka Chief Annahootz, of the Kock-won-ton, a subtribe of the Tlingit Indians, who protected the white settlers from the Indians under Katlian, a rival chief. Annahootz was appointed policeman of an Indian village by Captain Beardslee, U.S. Navy (USN), in 1880, which office he held for many years.

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