Chalkyitsik

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 66 ° 39' 16" N, 143 ° 43' 20" W
  • Region: Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)
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  • Elevation: 528 ft (160.93 m)

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About
population 57, on left bank of Black River, 4 mi. N of Ohtig Lake and 45 mi. NE of Fort Yukon, Yukon Flats.

History
Tranjik-kutchin Indian name reported to mean "to fish with a hook, at the mouth of the creek." The village was known as "Fishhook," primarily among nonnatives.

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