Holy Cross Tribal Council - Holy Cross, Alaska
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Welcome to Holy Cross Tribal Council Website
Holy Cross, an Alaskan village of 277, is located in the western interior along the bank of the Yukon River, 420 miles southwest of Fairbanks. The area is comprised of 31 square miles of land and six square miles of water. Athabascan Indians and Yupik Eskimos reside in the community.

Population growth has been slow, but steady according to the 2000 Census. The village has a seasonal economy with its peak during the summer fishing period. There are approx. 50 full-time jobs in the village, in addition to seasonal projects. A few residents hold commercial salmon fishing permits. Subsistence hunting, fishing, trapping and gardening activities are central to the lifestyle of residents and supplies additional income.

 

Little Sraqay Center serves Headstart age children and Holy Cross School which is a part of the Iditarod Area School District enrolls Kindergarten to 12th grade. Medical services are provided by the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation. Holy Cross Tribal Council, a federally recognized government, provides services and support for housing, social services, education, child welfare and other igap for enrolled members. The City of Holy Cross , located in an unorganized borough, was incorporated as a second class city with an elected city council that provides services primarily by the state government. Under the Native Claims Settlement Act, regional and village corporations were established in Alaska . The village corporation is Deloycheet, Inc. and the regional corporation is Doyon, Limited.

(Information provided by Deloycheet, Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Community & Economic Development)

Holy Cross Tribal Council
P.O. Box 89
Holy Cross, Alaska 99602
Phone: (907) 476-7124
Fax: (907) 476-7132
Email: info@holycrosstribe.org


 
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