MTNT, Ltd., was formed in 1976 to represent the following four Alaskan villages: McGrath, Takotna, Nikolai, and Telida, three of which are on the Iditarod Trail. Our people, primarily of Athabascan descent, are located in the Kuskokwim River Basin. Our villages own a total of 299,520 acres of surface estate land located along the upper reaches of the Kuskokwim River in Interior Alaska. The protection of lands owned by MTNT, Ltd. not only ensures that land-based traditions and values are safeguarded for future generations, but our continued stewardship also guarantees that vital shareholder resources are preserved.
MTNT Management Services, LLC (MMS) Lands and Natural Resources Department oversees all aspects of MTNT, Ltd.’s surface entitlement; managing activities that include mining, fire management, timber and hunting.
Individuals or groups seeking to use MTNT land on a limited basis may be approved to do so with written permission. Adventure seekers, hunters, photographers, scientists and other land users are requested to respect MTNT land and contact the MTNT Lands Department to learn more about MTNT’s 299,520 acres along the upper reaches of the Kuskokwim River in Alaska’s Interior.
Unauthorized use of MTNT land is prohibited and trespassing will result in prosecution to the full extent of the law. MTNT land is posted as such and land inspections are routinely conducted to prevent unauthorized use and ensure the land is respected.
The protection of MTNT lands ensures that land-based traditions and values are safeguarded for future generations and vital shareholder resources are preserved.
MTNT Lands Department
1500 W. 33rd, Suite 100
Anchorage, AK 99503
Maps are available through the Bureau of Land Management or U.S. Geological Survey websites. Hunters and anglers may contact the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for game management boundaries.
Located 221 miles northwest of Anchorage in Interior Alaska, McGrath was a seasonal Upper Kuskokwim Athabascan village used as a meeting and trading site for Big River, Nikolai, Telida and Lake Minchumina residents in the early 1900s …McGrath →
Takotna is located in Interior Alaska on the north bank of the Takotna River in a broad scenic river valley, 17 air miles west of McGrath in the Kilbuck-Kuskokwim Mountains. It has been known as Berry Landing, Portage City …Takotna →
Nikolai is an Upper Kuskokwim Athabascan village located in Interior Alaska on the south fork of the Kuskokwim River, 46 air miles east of McGrath. It has been relocated at least twice since the 1880s. One of the former sites was reported …Nikolai →
Telida is located on the south side of the Swift Fork (McKinley Fork) of the Kuskokwim River, about 50 miles northeast of Medfra, Alaska. Athabascan Indian folklore indicates Telida’s descendants were from two sisters, survivors …Telida →