Metlakatla, Alaska

Metlakatla is located on Annette Island in Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area, Alaska, United States. It is home to a traditional Tsimshian community and is the only Indian reserve in Alaska.

Visitors can walk to ancient village sites to see rectangular depressions in the forest floor villages once stood. There are three archaeological sites on the island and all are untouched. Also of interest are the many petroglyphs along the island’s shoreline.

Things to See & Do

* Tribal Long House
* The ‘Bolton Pole’
* Meet famous Tsimshian artists and craft makers
* Native Reserve tour
* Fish processing facility tour

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language - English
Land Area – 6.1 sq km’s
Population – 1,375 approx
Electricity – 110 vlt 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus nine hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – Port facilities are lcoated at Anchorage is available in Metlakatla Harbour.

Transport Links – It is a 30 minute flight from Ketichican to Metlakatla. Access is also available on the Alaska Marine Highway ferry from Prince Rupert in British Columbia, Canada, or from Bellingham in Washington, to Ketchikan, then on to Annette Island.

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