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Over 30,000 Indian Trust Settlement Class Members Missing

Deadline to submit documentation: November 27, 2017 In late 2010, the class action litigation initiated by key plaintiff Elouise Cobell v. Salazar against the Department of Interior (“DOI”) settled for $3.4 billion, and President Barack Obama signed legislation authorizing the reimbursement of funds to eligible class members. The final deadline for submitting documentation so that…Read More

Alaska Wild Salmon Celebrated in the Nation’s Capital

This September Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan introduced a resolution marking September as Alaska Wild Salmon month, recognizing the contribution Alaska wild salmon makes to the U.S. and Alaska economies, supporting 38,000 jobs and $2 billion in annual income. It also “encourages individuals, corporations, and other relevant organizations to help celebrate the sustainable…Read More

2017 Bristol Bay Leadership Forum

BBNC invites Bristol Bay village corporations, village and city councils, and boroughs to the 2017 Bristol Bay Leadership Forum (BBLF) December 7-8, 2017, in Anchorage, Alaska. The event will feature speakers and workshops focused on current issues that are important to the Bristol Bay region. We welcome your suggestions for topics at the forum. Registration…Read More

Save The Date: AFN Convention in Anchorage

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) will host its annual convention October 19-21, 2017, at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The theme of the event, “Strength In Unity: Leadership- Partnerships- Social Justice,” underlines the vital importance of a statewide unified approach to the many shared challenges and opportunities the Native community is facing this…Read More

BBNC Staff Announcements

Bristol Bay Native Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of Nancy S. Schierhorn and the hiring of Gladys “Buchi” Lind, Jerry Golden and Cindy Mittlestadt. BBNC employee Nancy S. Schierhorn was recently promoted to Sr. Vice President and Chief Development Officer. She will be directing the overall corporate development strategy, including acquisitions, new investments,…Read More

Annual Meeting Online

The 2017 annual meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet on October 7. Beginning at 10 a.m. shareholders can follow the business of the meeting after logging on to the BBNC website through a broadband or dial-up internet connection. Follow these steps: Direct your web browser to www.bbnc.net Click on the link for “2017…Read More

Annual Meeting of Shareholders & Career Fair

Bristol Bay Native Corporation will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center. Registration will be open from 8–11 a.m. Shareholders will hear a report from BBNC’s management team, elect four directors who will serve three-year terms ending in…Read More

Letter from the President, Fall 2017

Autumn is upon us, and as the days grow shorter and the air begins to chill, this is a time to connect and engage—with each other and with our communities. We’ve often referred to fall as “meeting season,” because we provide multiple opportunities to connect in person and hear from our you about the things…Read More

Annual Report 2017

  Our annual report for Fiscal Year 2017 was mailed to our shareholders in August. In addition to analyzing FY2017 financial performance, the report explores themes that have defined the Bristol Bay region and its people for generations, and that have shaped BBNC’s work for the past 45 years: culture, resilience, vision, courage, generosity, and…Read More