heads in Indian Mts., flows W to Koyukuk River, 6 mi. NNE of Hughes, Kokrines-Hodzana High. 12 miles long.
Indian family name recorded at Hughes in 1956 by Orth. Archdeacon Stuck (1914b, p. 170-171) mentioned an Indian called "Old Atler," who lived in this area in 1909.