We are the Taa’tl’aa Denaé (Headwater People), located in eastern south-central Alaska. Chistochina is located on the Tok Cutoff of the Glenn Highway, 42 miles northwest of Glennallen.
Welcome to Chistochina.
Chistochina is located on the Tok Cutoff of the Glenn Highway, 42 miles northeast of Glennallen, the closest town with amenities.The village is surrounded by Sinona Creek, Boulder Creek, Chistochina River, and Copper River.
The combined population of the area is about 250 people. The median age for males is 22 and for females, 17, indicating a high percentage of young people in the region. The economy of the area is mainly subsistence, with cash employment being limited and seasonal, and consisting mostly of fire fighting, highway maintenance and construction. The schools and tribe employ a few residents. Subsistence activities are a crucial component of the lifestyle in the village.