Category: Regional

Youth Culture Kits Available!

In effort to continue promoting cultural opportunities for shareholders, BBNC is partnering with the Alaska Native Heritage Center and Bristol Bay 4H to provide school-aged youth Kindergarten – 12th grade with culture kits! For youth K-12 who live IN Bristol Bay: they will be receiving a culture kit through their school. For youth K-12 who…Read More

Path to Prosperity Supports Emerging and Existing Businesses in Bristol Bay Region

Path to Prosperity Supports Emerging and Existing Businesses in Bristol Bay Region An innovative business competition led by a Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) subsidiary has injected $100,000 in grants to Bristol Bay businesses who are supporting and growing the region’s economy. The Path to Prosperity competition—or P2P, as it’s called—is operated by the Bristol…Read More

ANCSA Education Foundations, Scholarships are Life-Changing

ANCSA Education Foundations, Scholarships are Life-Changing Recipients, in turn, pay it forward Music was always part of Ricky Lind’s home growing up in Dillingham. His parents, aunts and uncles held monthly Bible studies and hymnal songfests, called “singspirations,” between their homes. His dad and uncles played guitars and his mom and aunts sang. “My cousins and…Read More

Bristol Bay Development Fund Congratulates Path to Prosperity Business Competition Awardees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2021 CONTACT Cindy Mittlestadt, Bristol Bay Development Fund Manager cmittlestadt@bbnc.net or (907) 301-0504 Bristol Bay Development Fund Congratulates Path to Prosperity Business Competition Awardees Competition supports Bristol Bay’s economy by boosting emerging businesses and entrepreneurs Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Development Fund (BBDF), a subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation welcomes Alaska District’s decision to deny Pebble permit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2020  Media Contact: Daniel Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources (907) 355-4439, dcheyette@bbnc.net Bristol Bay Native Corporation welcomes Alaska District’s decision to deny Pebble permit Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) President and CEO Jason Metrokin made the following statement today in reaction to the Army Corps…Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This notice is current as of April 15, 2020 We appreciate all the input we’ve received via social media, email and phone calls regarding COVID-19. This is a unique and challenging time for everyone—shareholders, businesses and local governments alike. COVID-19 is undoubtedly having an impact on BBNC and other businesses across Alaska and throughout the…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