Kivalina is located between the Chukchi Sea and Kivalina River at the tip of an 8-mile barrier reef. Erosion and wind-driven ice have resulted in plans to relocate the village to a new site 2.5 miles away. Subsistence, including whaling, is an important part of the local economy.
Borough Assembly Members
Elmer Armstrong Jr.
Seat A- Kivalina, Noatak, Baird Mountains, Kiana & Noorvik
P.O. Box 104 Noorvik, AK 99763
Austin Swan, Sr.
Seat B- Kivalina, Noatak, Baird Mountains, Kiana & Noorvik
P.O. Box 50047 Kivalina, AK 99750
Seat C - Kivalina, Noatak, Baird Mountains, Kiana, and Noorvik