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

2018 Shareholder of the Year Nominations

BBNC is accepting nominations for BBNC’s 2018 Shareholder of the Year awards. The nomination deadline is July 27, 2018 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

First Quantum Makes the Right Decision to Exit Pebble Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 CONTACT Dan Cheyette, Vice President, Lands & Natural Resources 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

Get Social with BBNCEF

If you need some encouragement andinspiration, we have two new campaigns that we recently launched: Watch “Ask Angela” on our Facebook page! In this video series, Program Manager Angela Peacock provides advice and feedback to students who are currently in school or thinking about enrolling. We’re also Instagram! Every month, we host a “Student Takeover”…Read More

BBNCEF Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering with the BBNC Education Foundation? We have various opportunities including assisting with fundraising and serving on the volunteer board. Please contact the BBNCEF for more information at (907) 278-3602, by emailing us at, or by mailing to the BBNC Education Foundation, 111 West 16th Avenue, Suite 400, Anchorage, AK…Read More

Scholarship and Internship Fair Season

The time to start planning for your future is now. Several fairs are coming up–make plans to attend one and get the support you need to fill out scholarship and financial aid forms, get questions answered, and find inspiration to create a new journey. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with internship coordinators and start…Read More

Plan Ahead for Summer Culture Camps!

Is your organization based in the Bristol Bay region? Are you planning culture camp activities for this summer? Now is the time to be thinking about submitting a proposal for the BBNCEF Cultural Heritage Grant Program. The Cultural Heritage Grant program starts its rolling application deadline in 2018. Your proposal can be submitted throughout the…Read More

New Growth in Spring 2018

Cama’i, It’s springtime, and at BBNCEF that means two things – Career Fairs and our annual Higher Education and Vocational Education deadline! Spring is about new growth, and our staff gets very excited to hear from students who are making plans for summer and next academic year. Applications are available online at and are…Read More

SSI Receives Recognition for Human Performance Support Services

STS Systems Integration (SSI) was recognized as the top Small Business performer in support of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for Human Performance Support Services. SSI provides professional services for the 711 Human Performance Wing (HPW) under a Multi Award IDIQ contract. They competed with nine other prime contract companies, winning 60% of the…Read More