Native Village of Ouzinkie

 P.O. Box 130 , Ouzinkie, AK
(907) 680-2259
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The village of Ouzinkie is located on Spruce Island, approximately 12 miles North of the city of Kodiak. The modern village of Ouzinkie, founded 150 years ago, derived its name from the Russian term "uzen kii", meaning "rather narrow".

The Ouzinkie Narrows separates Spruce Island from Kodiak Island. The village is part of the ancient homeland of the indigenous Alutiiq people who have continuously occupied the Kodiak Archipelago. Ouzinkie is only accessible by air and water.

Currently, the population of Ouzinkie includes 200 year round residents, mostly of Russian Aleut ancestry. Forty percent of the population of the village is under the age of 25.