Information About

Uyak

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Location

57 ° 38' 16" N,
153 ° 59' 58" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Uses

Uyak in Detail.

About

village, on W shore of Uyak Bay S of Harvester I., on NW coast of Kodiak I.

History

Eskimo village reported in 1805 as "Ooiatsk" by Captain Lisianski (1814, map facing p. 169). Listed in the 10th Census as "Ooiak," population 76, by Petroff (1884, p. 29); and in the 11th Census as "Uyak," population less than 20 (1893, p. 79). A post office, established in 1900, was discontinued in 1937 (Ricks, 1965, p. 68).