on E coast of Killisnoo I., 2 mi. S of Angoon; Alex. Arch.
former village established about 1881 when members of the Hutsnuwu tribe of Tlingit Indians were brought from the villages of Angoon and Nahltushkan to work in a fish rendering plant. The village was named for the island. 1890; 351 in 1910; 256 in 1920; and 3 in 1930. post office was established in 1882; discontinued in 1930 (Ricks, 1965, p. 33).