The History of Umkumiute

Umkumiute is located on Nelson Island in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, adjacent to Toksook Bay. It lies at approximately 60 30' N Latitude, 165 12' W Longitude (Sec. 26, T005N, R091W, Seward Meridian). The community is located in the Bethel Recording District. The area encompasses 0 sq. miles of land and 0 sq. miles of water.

The resources of this area have been used by Yup'ik Eskimos for thousands of years. During 1950, approximately 100 residents were enumerated in the village.


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History and map graphic used with permission from the Alaska Department of Community and Economic Development