flows S to Chistochina River 1.5 mi. N of its junction with Copper River, Copper River Basin
Indian name, said to mean "Brush Creek." Recorded as "Schnuna River" in 1885 by Lieutenant Allen (1887, p. 65), USA. Local use of the name "Sinona Creek" reported by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1936.