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Cruises to Hoonah

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Hoonah is located approximately 40 miles west of Juneau and 80 air miles north of Sitka on Chichagof Island. The population is roughly 80 percent native, and the occupation is most often fishing or logging, and the lifestyle is mainly subsistence. Local retail stores include three grocery/hardware stores, two video rental shops, marine supplies, and a few specialty shops. Various churches are active, such as Russian Orthodox, Assembly of God, Presbyterian, Catholic, and Salvation Army. The public school covers K - 12 and includes a public library and heated indoor swimming pool. Other services available are tire repair, auto repair, gun repair, bank, restaurants, lodge, and taxi cab. Health services are provided by a Physician's Assistant at the Hoonah Health Clinic. Hoonah is accessed by the Alaska Marine Highway System, harter aircraft and boats, and regularly scheduled flights by two airlines. The landing strip is appropriate only for propeller aircraft due to length and surface. Chichagof Island provides many opportunities for the active outdoor person. A 100 mile road system provides access to such diverse activities as photography, hunting, fishing, berry picking, and hiking. The open waters of the north Pacific provide limitless opportunities for sea fishing, wildlife observations, and kayaking. Glacier Bay National Park is just 25 miles across Icy Strait. In accordance with the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, Huna Totem Corporation (HTC) was established. This is the village corporation for the town of Hoonah. The Corporation has received possession of approximately 21,600 acres immediately around Hoonah. The Regional Native Corporation, Sealaska Corporation, has received 227,400 acres of land across Port Frederick from Hoonah and more land south of Hoonah.

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