More about Metlakatla
Why go to Metlakatla?
The only Native American reservation in Alaska; the local culture is attempting a revival
A tiny town with very little to see or do
Perfect for a half-day visit for those interested in First Nations history and culture
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
The currency in Metlakatla is the United States dollar, but there are few places to buy anything. The main spot for tourists, the Artist Village, takes credit cards.
The official language in Metlakatla is English but you might hear some residents speaking words in Sm'algyax, the native Tsimshian language, though it is nearly extinct.