Choggiung Limited is a village corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). Owned by its shareholders, Choggiung is the largest village corporation in the Bristol Bay region. Choggiung’s family of shareholders has grown from its initial enrollment of 1,049 to more than 2100 as a result of inheritance and gifting.
We are Yup’ik and Aleut people with ancestral ties to this unique land, known for its abundance of salmon, in Southwest Alaska for thousands of years. Choggiung derived its name from “Curyung”, a Yup’ik word loosely translated as the point where the clean and muddy waters meet. This was the name given to the point of land, later known as Dillingham, which provided access to both the Wood and Nushagak Rivers.
Headquartered in Dillingham, Alaska, Choggiung and its subsidiaries are involved in commercial and residential leasing, hotel operations (Bristol Inn), restaurant operations (Bayside Diner), fire protection services (Inland Empire Fire Protection), gravel and rock sales, and land leasing and 8(a) government contracting (Umyuaq Technology, LLC).
Choggiung Limited would like to thank shareholders who participated in the live virtual and telephonic 47th Annual meeting of Shareholders held on September 25, 2021. We appreciate your attendance and participation in the virtual meeting! Honored Elders born in the year 1948 were: Roberta Pearcy, Mark Hiratsuka Jr., Wassillie Petla Jr., Michael Nerguson, Arthur Golia, […]
Position Description Position Title: Executive Assistant Position Location Dillingham and/or Anchorage FLSA Status Exempt Reports To: Chief Executive Officer Date Updated: October 2021 Salary Grade Summary The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing executive level administrative support to the CEO, CFO, various department heads and the Board of Directors. This will include clerical support […]
Choggiung Limited’s Board of Directors and staff recognize the difficult financial circumstances that many shareholders are experiencing from loss of work and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 epidemic. In 2018, Choggiung’s Board approved a dividend policy to pay predictable and ever-increasing dividends. While the epidemic is causing some financial uncertainty in our business, we feel […]