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Our Corporation

“Land is the gift of our ancestors and the guarantee of our right to continue our subsistence lifestyle. Land is the heart of our culture. Without land, we are nothing.”

– Harvey Samuelsen 1926 – 2004

BBNC came into being as a for-profit corporation after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was signed into law in 1971. BBNC’s founders leveraged their reverence for the land and culture of the Bristol Bay region to create a diversified enterprise that, once it began, has never stopped contributing to Alaska’s economy.

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…Read More

Corporate News

Letter from the President

Across Bristol Bay, summer means quality time outside and the enjoyment of all that this vibrant time of year has to offer. For many, it also means reminiscing about summers…Read More

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Upcoming Events

  1. June 16, 2019

    Father’s Day

  2. June 21, 2019

    Neqa Derby

    The Bristol Bay Native Corporation Education Foundation is hosting its second King Salmon Derby on…Read More

  3. July 4, 2019

    Independence Day, BBNC Office Closed