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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

This notice is current as of March 27, 2020 We appreciate all the input we’ve received via social media, email and phone calls regarding COVID-19. This is a unique and…Read More

BBNC is Going Green!

Future BBNC newsletters and shareholder communications will be delivered electronically to those who have an email on file. This will help reduce costs and benefit the environment. Ensure your email…Read More

Letter from the President

The days are lengthening, temperatures rising, and as spring arrives in Alaska, we have much to look forward to. Soon enough, we’ll see the wildflowers bloom. And we’ll feel the…Read More

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Upcoming Events

  1. April 2, 2020

    #BristolBayCounts Sticker Campaign Deadline

    The deadline for the #BristolBayCounts sticker campaign to win prizes is Thursday, April 2! Post…Read More

  2. April 13, 2020

    Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy Deadline

    The Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy is from June 5-13, 2020 at the…Read More

  3. May 15, 2020

    BBNCEF Scholarship Application Deadline

    The Higher Education and Long-Term Vocational Scholarship deadline has been extended to May 15, 2020,…Read More