Language boundaries represent traditional territories at approximately the year 1900 and are based on those established in Michael E. Krauss' Native Peoples and Languages of Alaska map. Learn more about Alaska Indigenous languages.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game manages hunting by dividing the state into many Game Management Units (GMUs), each with regulations on species, season, etc. Units are at the sub-unit level. Learn more about GMUs
Protected areas include National Parks, National Forests, Wilderness Areas, National Wildlife Refuges, State Parks and more, searchable by name and agency (NPS, USFS, etc)
Photo credit: National Park Service
Hydrologic Units are included at the sub-basin (HU-8) and watershed (HU-10) level, searchable by name or Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC). Examples: “Middle Copper River” or “HUC 19020102.” Some data (flammability, vegetation change) are summarized at the sub-watershed (HU-12) level. Learn more about hydrological units
Photo credit: UAF photo by Todd Paris
There are 14 Yukon First Nations and 8 language groups. There are also Northwest Territories and British Columbia Indigenous groups that have traditional territory in Yukon. Approximately 25 percent of Yukon’s population are Indigenous Peoples. Learn more about Yukon First Nations