The Native Village of Kotzebue is the Federally-recognized Tribal government representing the Qikiktagrukmiut, the original inhabitants of the area of northwest Alaska surrounding modern day Kotzebue (Qikiktagruk). The Tribe, a sovereign entity, is commonly called the Kotzebue IRA due to its organization pursuant to the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act and as amended for Alaska in 1936.

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Youth Leadership Summit and Auraqtuz (Summer) Kick Off

May 23, 2015 at 8 AM
City of Kotzebue Youth Center

The Youth Leadership Summit will offer hands-on educational workshops for the youth about Iñupiaq culture and subsistence. It will allow students to speak about what is important to them and what issues they believe need to be address. Click here for details (1.1 MB PDF).

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Main: (907) 442-3467
Toll-free: 1-800-442-3467
Conference Room: ext. 218
Fax: (907) 442-2162



Mailing Address

Post Office Box 296
Kotzebue, Alaska 99752-0296

Physical Address

600 Fifth Ave.
Kotzebue, Alaska 99752

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