Holikachuk, Alaska

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This article is about a village in Alaska. For other things called Holikachuk, see Holikachuk.

Holikachuk[pronunciation?] or Huligachagat[pronunciation?](Xiyighelinghdi[pronunciation?] in Holikachuk language, Xiyeghelinghdi[pronunciation?] in Deg Xinag) is an abandoned village on the Innoko River in the U.S. state of Alaska. The residents of Holikachuk relocated to Grayling in 1962.[1] The name of the village is also the source for the name of the Holikachuk Athabaskan language.

Geography[edit]

Location of Holikachuk Village, Alaska

Holikachuk Village is located in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area on the north bank of the Innoko River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krauss, Michael E. 1973. Na-Dene. Linguistics in North America, ed. by T.A. Sebeok, 903-78. (Current Trends in Linguistics 10). The Hague: Mouton.

Coordinates: 62°55′56″N 159°32′41″W / 62.93222°N 159.54472°W / 62.93222; -159.54472