Kiana is located on the north bank of the Kobuk River, 57 air
miles east of Kotzebue. It lies at approximately 66° 58' N
Latitude, 160° 26' W Longitude (Sec. 09, T018N, R008W, Kateel
River Meridian). The community is located in the Kotzebue Recording
District. In 1909, it became a supply center for the Squirrel River
placer mines. A post office was established in 1915.