Category: Corporate

Notice to Shareholders: BBNC’s opposition to the proposed Pebble mine has not waivered

Dear Shareholders, Those of you who live in Alaska likely received a glossy brochure from the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) recently, touting its Pebble mine proposal and its commitment to pursue “a new path forward.” You may have also read or heard that the Alaska Peninsula Corporation (APC) signed an access agreement with PLP to grant…Read More

Landmark Village Partnership Creates Opportunity

As a business grows, innovation fuels opportunity. This belief is at the heart of a groundbreaking partnership between BBNC and Dillingham-based village corporation Choggiung Limited—a collaboration sparked by new ways of thinking and the first of its kind between an Alaska Native regional corporation and a village corporation. As announced this summer, Choggiung has acquired…Read More

Letter from the President, Fall 2018

Fall is here, with another summer fishing season behind us. This is always a special season in Bristol Bay, from enjoying the outdoors to seeing time-honored traditions come to life in villages throughout the region. From hunting moose and caribou to berry harvesting and preserving, we are spending fall preparing for what comes next, as…Read More

VOTE YOUR 2018 PROXY!

Annual report and proxy packets were mailed to BBNC shareholders on August 15, 2018. The 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 at the Dillingham High School. Registration will be open from 8-11 a.m. In order to have a successful shareholders’ meeting, BBNC must have a certain…Read More

Letter from the President, Summer 2018

Bristol Bay’s most vibrant season is here—long days full of light, waters swarming with fish, subsistence traditions and activities alive and well on riverbanks and in villages across our region. As we look ahead to all that summer brings, we reflect on updates for our shareholder community. Our fiscal year came to a close at…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation and Choggiung Ltd. announce groundbreaking partnership

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2018 CONTACT Carmell Engebretson, Bristol Bay Native Corporation, Communications Manager 907-278-3602 or cengebretson@bbnc.net Cameron Poindexter, Choggiung Ltd., President and Chief Executive Officer 907-843-2688 or cameron@choggiung.com Bristol Bay Native Corporation and Choggiung Ltd. announce groundbreaking partnership  Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC), an Alaska Native regional corporation, and Choggiung Ltd. (Choggiung),…Read More

Pebble permitting: What you need to know

The Pebble project is currently in the permitting process. The lead agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), has begun work on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The EIS is a decision-making tool that lays out the positive and negative environmental effects of a proposed action. Every EIS includes alternative actions, including the impact…Read More

First Quantum Makes the Right Decision to Exit Pebble Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 CONTACT Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources dcheyette@bbnc.net or (907) 278-3602 BBNC: First Quantum makes the right decision to exit Pebble project Pebble Mine would risk billions in economic impact and 20,000 American jobs. Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) praised First Quantum Minerals (FM)…Read More

BBNC: Pebble is Still the Wrong Mine in the Wrong Place

BBNC Board reiterates opposition to the Pebble Mine after meeting with the leadership of the Pebble Limited Partnership While remaining steadfastly opposed to the proposed Pebble mine, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) has maintained an open dialogue with the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP). That dialogue continued this week as BBNC’s Board of Directors met with…Read More