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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

BBNC 2019 Tax Information

Door Prizes: Door prizes or other winnings in cash or property valued of $600 or more are reported in Box 3 (Other Income) on Form 1099-MISC. ANCSA 7(j) Payments: At-large shareholders…Read More

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Upcoming Events

  1. March 2, 2020

    ANSEP Bristol Bay Middle School Academy Deadline

    Applications are being accepted for the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) Bristol Bay…Read More

  2. March 6, 2020

    BBNC Settlement Trust Distribution

    BBNC shareholders on record as of February 17, 2020, will receive a distribution payment of…Read More

  3. March 9, 2020

    BBNC Office Closed

    BBNC’s corporate office will be closed on Monday, March 9, 2020.