Welcome to the Native Village of Gakona!

The Native Village of Gakona (NVG) is located at the confluence of the Copper and Gakona Rivers in the Ahtna region of Alaska. Gakona means Rabbit River.  The village lies at mile 4.8 on the Tok Cutoff just east of the Richardson Highway.  NVG is a federally recognized Tribe, and the Gakona Village Council is the governing body for the village.
Have questions about Gakona and its programs? Call the office at 907-822-5777.

Tribal Administrator/Bookkeeper:     Charlene N.
Project Administrator                        Suzanne L.
Family Services/Enrollment Clerk    Lisa N.
IGAP Coordinator (EPA)                  Tim S.
IGAP Assistant (EPA)                      Shawnee F.

Looking for the Gakona Health Clinic? The clinic is operated by Copper River Native Association and housed in the Buster Gene Memorial Facility.  Call the clinic at 822-5175 or fax 822-5343.

Want to apply for a job?  Complete the Employment Application below and fax to 907-822-5997 or drop off at the office.


Youth Environmental Summit!!!! 


August 11, 12 & 13 2015

Theme is "We All Live 


This years event will be held in Slana AK at the school. 
 Print out the registration below and fax to 822-5997

Interested in renting the Buster Gene Memorial Facility for an event? Wedding! Reception! Any fun gathering. Our state-of-the-art 2,600 sf. open space facility provides a full kitchen and men/women multi-stall restrooms. Our full kitchen comes fully equipped with two gas stoves and various kitchen essentials. For your big gatherings we have 170 padded chairs and fourteen 8-ft tables available and a drop-down screen and smart TV. 

Complete the Rental Agreement below and fax to 822-5997.

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