Outside entrane of Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center

Bristol Bay Native Corporation

Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is a responsible Alaska Native corporation dedicated to the mission of “Enriching Our Native Way of Life.” Established through the Alaska Native Claims Act of 1971, BBNC works to enhance the lives of our shareholders, protect the land in Bristol Bay, and celebrate the culture and legacy of our people. With a diverse portfolio of business operations spanning the globe, and a steadfast commitment to in-region investments, we work on behalf of our shareholders as stewards of Bristol Bay in everything we do.


Video courtesy of Bristol Bay Native Corp.

Annie Cungauyar Blue (1916-2013) was more than an exceptional basket weaver. As an esteemed elder and tribal judge, she was sought out by scholars for her insight and knowledge of Yup’ik culture and language.

Learn more about Elder Blue’s legacy here.


For more information about Bristol Bay Native Corporation, visit the region’s website.