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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

BBNCEF Welcomes New Program Officer

Ricardo Lopez has joined the BBNCEF staff as its program officer for the Cultural Heritage portfolio. Ricardo brings 15 years of knowledge and experience gained in the field of Alaska…Read More

Season of Giving Winter 2017

Cama’i, It’s the season of giving and gratitude and we have much to celebrate at the BBNC Education Foundation. In November, the BBNC Education Foundation board of directors, partners, and…Read More

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