Incorporated in 1972, Eklutna, Inc. was organized under and bound by the Alaska Corporations Code and the provisions of ANCSA and continues to play a vital role in the economic landscape of the Anchorage area.
Eklutna is protected by a special zoning designation passed by the Anchorage Assembly. Eklutna, Inc. works closely with Eklutna to support this important effort to preserve our lifestyle and protect our village.
The Dena’ina are an early indigenous population of the Knik Arm area. The Dena’ina fished, hunted and gathered wild plants in and around the lands in Upper Cook Inlet, long before Anchorage was founded.