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  • The village of Noatak is the only substantial settlement on the Noatak river, 55 miles north of Kotzebue; it is an Inupiat Eskimo village where more than 90% of the population are native Alaskans. The original name was Noatagamut, meaning "inland river people". Noatak National Preserve is located in Western Arctic National Parklands, to the east of the village. [DC]