heads in Dadina Glacier, flows SW to Copper River, 3 mi. SE of mouth of Nadina River and 62 mi. NE of Valdez, Copper River Basin. 35 miles long.
Indian name published in 1898 by Captain W. R. Abercrombie, USA, at Tatena. The present spelling comes from U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (Mendenhall, 1905. p. 21).