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).
The Choggiung Ltd. Board of Directors is soliciting interest from Choggiung Ltd. Shareholders for a Trustee position on the Choggiung, Limited Settlement Trust Board of Trustees. The Choggiung, Limited Settlement Trust was voted on and approved at a Special Meeting of Shareholders on January 5th, 2019. The Trust’s purpose is to promote the health, education, […]
The Choggiung Ltd. Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill three (3) board seats. The Corporation is using a Board-endorsed slate proxy format in soliciting proxies for the Meeting of Shareholders. Interested shareholders must submit the following: Declaration of candidacy (download here) Current resume Letter of interest Three letters of reference (two professional, one […]
Summary of Position: The Land Agent works with and reports directly to the Land Manager. This position shall adhere and use as guidance Choggiung Limited’s “Land and Resources Policies 2019”. The Land Agent will work closely with the Land department programs. This position will interact with the general public as related to the programs of […]
Choggiung is seeking applicants for multiple Moose Habitat Enhancement Program positions. Those hired will perform skilled enhancement work in the field for extended periods of time, using a chain saw. Weather permitting, work may begin in the winter when the area is accessible by snow machine or in the spring when all of the ice […]
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Choggiung Ltd. Special Meeting on January 5, 2019! Whether you voted in person or by proxy, we appreciate your participation. The Choggiung Limited Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Choggiung, Limited Settlement Trust has been approved! Choggiung Shareholders who submitted their proxy by December […]