Taku River

TAKU RIVER, flowing through the COAST MTS in the rugged northwest corner of the province, is formed from the confluence of the Nakina and Inklin rivers. It crosses the border into Alaska to empty via Taku Inlet into Stephens Passage, just south of Juneau. Rich in SALMON, it is the traditional territory of the Taku River TLINGIT, most of whom now live 130 km to the north near the community of ATLIN. The river valley was one of the early overland routes linking the coast to Atlin and TESLIN...

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