The unincorporated Village of Tetlin (2020 pop. 126) is home to the federally recognized Native Village of Tetlin tribe governed by its Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) Council.
The Tetlin tribe are Upper Tanana Athabascans with approximately 400 members. The Village of Tetlin consists of 97.4% Alaska Native or part Native. The predominant lifestyle of Tetlin is traditional subsistence activities (i.e., hunting, fishing, harvesting). Employment is limited to government and some seasonal mining.
The Native Village of Tetlin has a Tribal Court that is presided over by Council member judges who enforce Tetlin's Code of Tribal Ordinances. Tetlin has a volunteer fire department and a permanently stationed Village Public Safety Officer supported by a Search and Rescue team of about 25 citizens. Alaska State Troopers are located in Tok, about 20 miles away. Tetlin has no US Post Office.
Tetlin, Alaska is a dry tribal village that bans the sale and the importation of alcohol.
Famous Alaska Highway Road Sign
TETLIN TRIBAL RESOURCES
1997 Native Village of Tetlin Written Code of Tribal Ordinances (Contains history and traditional tribal values, IRA Constitution, Corporate Charter and tribal laws).
TETLIN VILLAGE COUNCIL
Mail: P. O. Box 797 Tetlin, AK 99780
Ph: (907) 883-2021
Fax: (907) 324-2131
TETLIN VILLAGE CLINIC
P. O. Box 339 Tok, AK 99780
Ph: (907) 324-2151
ALASKA GATEWAY SCHOOL DISTRICT
P.O. Box 226 Tok, AK 99780
Ph: (907) 883-5151
Fax: (907) 883-5154
TANANA CHIEFS CONFERENCE
122 1st Ave. Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phn: (907) 452-8251
UNITED STATES ARMY
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