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Statement on EPA’s Announcement it will Begin Process to Withdraw Proposed Protections for Bristol Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2017 CONTACT: Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net BBNC statement on EPA’s announcement that it will begin process to withdraw proposed protections for Bristol Bay ANCHORAGE, AK – Jason Metrokin, CEO of Bristol Bay Native Corporation, made the following statement after…Read More

Statement from Joseph Chythlook on Kimberly Williams stepping down from Pebble Limited Partnership’s Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2017 Statement from Joseph L. Chythlook, BBNC Chairman of the Board, on Kimberly Williams stepping down from Pebble Limited Partnership’s Advisory Committee: “Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Board Member Kimberly Williams has resigned from the Pebble Limited Partnership’s (PLP) Pebble Advisory Committee that formed last month. The Bristol Bay region…Read More

BBNC responds to PLP and AES Regulatory and Technical Services agreement

June 13, 2017 BBNC responds to PLP and AES Regulatory and Technical Services agreement Anchorage, AK— Today’s announcement from the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) regarding its engagement agreement with AES Regulatory and Technical Services (a division of ASRC Energy Services) is another unfortunate example of PLP’s efforts to misrepresent the opinions of the people of…Read More

2017 Shareholder of the Year Nominations

BBNC is accepting nominations for BBNC’s 2017 Shareholder of the Year awards. The nomination deadline is July 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Please use the following criteria to nominate an Elder, citizen, and/or student that are deserving of these most prestigious honors. Nominations may be made by individuals or organizations. BBNC Elder of the Year…Read More

Daniel P. Seybert announces resignation from BBNC Board of Directors

Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Board Member Daniel P. Seybert announced today that he will be stepping down from service on the BBNC Board of Directors effective immediately, citing personal reasons. “Danny Seybert has been a valued member of the BBNC board of directors,” said Joseph L. Chythlook, BBNC Board Chairman. “We appreciate his many…Read More

BBNC Very Disappointed in EPA, Trump Administration’s Pebble Mine Settlement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 12, 2017 CONTACT Dan Cheyette, Vice President/Associate General Counsel, BBNC (907) 278-3602 or dcheyette@bbnc.net BBNC Very Disappointed in EPA, Trump Administration’s Pebble Mine Settlement ANCHORAGE, AK – Jason Metrokin, CEO of Bristol Bay Native Corporation, issued the following statement regarding the EPA’s announced settlement with Northern Dynasty Minerals related to the agency’s…Read More

BBNC Seeking Applicants for Management Positions

Bristol Bay Native Corporation is seeking applications to fill two positions in its corporate office: Director of Corporate Development/Sr. Analyst, and Bristol Bay Development Fund Manager. Click on each job title above to read the full job descriptions and apply online. These positions are open until filled. If you have questions, please contact Michelle Fletcher,…Read More

Quyana Corner Spring 2017

As we look forward to 2017-18 HE/VE scholarship application submissions, thank you to those who participated in the Education Foundation split-the-pot raffle at the Bristol Bay Leadership Forum and the BBNC Christmas Party heads-and-tails game. We are also thankful to the individual donations made to the Foundation. Your generous gifts make it possible for BBNC…Read More

Cultural Heritage And Native Place Names Grant Program Application Period Is Now Closed

The 2017 Cultural Heritage and Native Place Names Grant program deadline has passed. Thank you to those who have submitted applications. The BBNCEF board met to review the applications and make their selections. All applicants have been notified. The purpose of this program is to provide mini-grants to eligible non-profit organizations for Bristol Bay community…Read More