New BBNC Corporate Donation Process

Bristol Bay Native Corporation donates to a number of initiatives throughout the year. We focus on programs or events that provide benefit to as many shareholders and descendants as possible, and to those efforts that enhance our Native way of life. BBNC supports four areas: Arts and Culture: the celebration, preservation and protection of Alaska…Read More

Training Without Walls

BBNC’s Training Without Walls (TWOW) program’s mission is to develop BBNC shareholders as managers and leaders with a commitment to the advancement of the Native community. The goals of TWOW are to increase the number of shareholders prepared for managerial positions; mentor and support upwardly mobile candidates; and refine participants’ skill sets to perform more…Read More

Bristol General Contractors, LLC Employee Attends Training Without Walls Leadership Program

Katie Holden, Community Relations Specialist at Bristol General Contractors, LLC (BGC), began the Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Training Without Walls (TWOW) Leadership Program in 2015, and while she’s learning strong lessons in leadership and management, she’s also gaining a care package full of fish from a new friend. “The people I’ve met through the…Read More

Mitch Seavey wins the BBNC Fish First Award

Iditarod musher Mitch Seavey received the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award as the first to reach the Kaltag checkpoint in the 2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Seavey arrived in Kaltag at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, with 13 dogs. BBNC Sr. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Scott Torrison presented…Read More

Create your eLisnga Profile!

Over the last year, BBNC has worked with Yuit, a shareholder owned company, to develop a new product to assist BBNC shareholders and Alaska Natives with opportunities to thrive. eLisnga is an opportunity connector for Alaska Natives and companies searching for skilled Alaska Natives to employ. The new website is up and running at….Read More

Village Resource Specialists

Bristol Bay Native Corporation has three in-region Village Resource Specialists (VRS) available to assist shareholders with updating their shareholder records, filling out shareholder forms, preparing resumes, searching for education and training opportunities, and other assistance they may be in need of. Faith Andrew is our VRS based in New Stuyahok. She covers the villages of…Read More

Letter from the President, Spring 2016

“If you hire good people and treat them well, they’ll do good things for you.” That’s a quote by our former chairman of the board Harvey Samuelsen. Our current chair, Joseph Chythlook, repeats it at every meeting and it’s become a mantra, an integral part of BBNC’s corporate culture. Equally important is having clear vision…Read More

BBDF invests in Belleque Family Farm

For Immediate Release: Jan. 12, 2016 The Bristol Bay Development Fund (BBDF), a subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation, is pleased to announce its fourth investment in a Bristol Bay-based business, Belleque Family Farm (BFF) in Dillingham. BFF is owned by BBNC shareholder Johanna Belleque of Dillingham, Alaska, and her husband Kyle. Belleque Family Farm…Read More

Meet the Team: Sara Peterson

Sara Peterson works in the legal department here at Bristol Bay Native Corporation as Vice President and Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. In an interview with Sara, we learned about her educational and career paths that lead her to where she is today, who inspires her, and what her job duties consist of…Read More

Letter from the President, Winter 2015

As another year draws to a close, I’m reflecting yet again about how privileged we are to call Bristol Bay home. It’s a place of astounding beauty, abundant resources, rich history and tradition, and warm, welcoming communities. Our character is marked by our bountiful wild salmon population and by the melting pot of different cultures…Read More