Place:Stony River, Bethel, Alaska, United States


NameStony River
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates61.788°N 156.591°W
Located inBethel, Alaska, United States
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Stony River (Gidighuyghatno’ Xidochagg Qay’ in Deg Xinag, K’qizaghetnu in Dena'ina) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States. The population was 54 at the 2010 census.

Native inhabitants are mixed Athabaskan and Yup'ik ancestry of Alaska Native. Stony River village is the modern contact point between Yu'pik Eskimo and three distinct Athabaskan peoples: Deg Hit'an, Dena'ina, and Upper Kuskokwim. Today there is considerable multilingualism in Stony River village between Yu'pik and three distinct Athabaskan languages.

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